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Dehydrated Alcohol

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Dehydrated Alcohol

DEHYDRATED (dehydrated alcohol (dehydrated alcohol injection) injection)
Alcohol Injection, USP

For Therapeutic Neurolysis

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Dehydrated (dehydrated alcohol (dehydrated alcohol injection) injection) Alcohol Injection, USP consists of not less than 98% by volume of ethanol (ethyl alcohol). Dehydrated (dehydrated alcohol (dehydrated alcohol injection) injection) alcohol is hypobaric in relation to the cerebrospinal fluid. It is injected proximate to nerve tissues and into spinal subarachnoid spaces to produce degeneration of nerve function (neurolysis) for control of chronic pain.

The product contains no bacteriostat or antimicrobial agent (other than ethanol) and no added buffer.

Dehydrated (dehydrated alcohol (dehydrated alcohol injection) injection) alcohol is a clear, colorless liquid miscible with water and has the following structural formula:

DEHYDRATED ALCOHOL Structural Formula Illustration

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/9/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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