- What other names is Procaine known by?
- What is Procaine?
- How does Procaine work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Procaine.
Procaine is taken by mouth or given as a shot for arthritis, "hardening of the arteries" in the brain (cerebral atherosclerosis), dementia, depression, hair loss, high blood pressure, and sexual performance problems.
As a prescription-only injection, procaine is used for local anesthesia.
- Pain, when used as a prescription shot. Procaine injection is an FDA-approved prescription product used as a local anesthetic.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- "Hardening of the arteries" in the brain (cerebral atherosclerosis).
- Hair loss.
- High blood pressure.
- Sexual problems.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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