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Cetacaine

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OVERDOSE

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Cetacaine (benzocaine, aminobenzoate and tetracaine) is not suitable and should never be used for injection. Do not use on the eyes. To avoid excessive systemic absorption, Cetacaine (benzocaine, aminobenzoate and tetracaine) should not be applied to large areas of denuded or inflamed tissue. Cetacaine (benzocaine, aminobenzoate and tetracaine) should not be administered to patients who are hypersensitive to any of its ingredients or to patients known to have cholinesterase deficiencies. Tolerance may vary with the status of the patient. Dosage should be reduced in the debilitated elderly, acutely ill, and very young patients.

Individual dosage of tetracaine hydrochloride in excess of 20 mg is contraindicated. Cetacaine (benzocaine, aminobenzoate and tetracaine) should not be used under dentures or cotton rolls, as retention of the active ingredients under a denture or cotton roll could possibly cause an escharotic effect. Routine precaution for the use of any topical anesthetic should be observed when using Cetacaine (benzocaine, aminobenzoate and tetracaine) .

Jetco® Cannula for Cetacaine (benzocaine, aminobenzoate and tetracaine) Spray

  • The supplied 4" stainless steel Jetcoβ†β® cannula (J-4) for Cetacaine (benzocaine, aminobenzoate and tetracaine) Spray is especially designed for accessibility and application of Cetacaine (benzocaine, aminobenzoate and tetracaine) , at the required site of pain control.
  • The Jetco cannula is also available in 6", (J-6) and 8" curved configuration, (J-8).
  • Replacement Jetco cannulas are available.
  • The Jetco cannula is inserted firmly into the protruding plastic stem on each bottle of Cetacaine (benzocaine, aminobenzoate and tetracaine) Spray.
  • The Jetco cannula may be removed and reinserted as many times as required for cleansing or sterilization, and is autoclavable.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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