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procaine

(prōkān`), anesthetic drug, commonly called novocaine, that gives prolonged relief from pain (see anesthesiaanesthesia
[Gr.,=insensibility], loss of sensation, especially that of pain, induced by drugs, especially as a means of facilitating safe surgical procedures. Early modern medical anesthesia dates to experiments with nitrous oxide (laughing gas) by Sir Humphry Davy of England
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). It is used as a local anesthetic and in rectal and other surgerysurgery,
branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and the excision and repair of pathological conditions by means of operative procedures (see also anesthesia; medicine; radiology).
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. It is marketed under the trade name Novocain.

procaine

[′prō‚kān]
(organic chemistry)
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In our study, cases of omphalitis were diagnosed and treated on an outpatient basis and an excellent cure rate was observed in all treatment groups (gentian violet, oral cephalexin, a combination of gentian violet and oral cephalexin, or injectable procaine penicillin and gentamicin).
number one, discussions occurred about switching back to intramuscular procaine penicillin or high-dose oral amoxicillin in fever-without-a-focus patients, both active against S.
4 million units, administered weekly for 3 weeks Tertiary Months to years Adults See above Neurosyphilis Any time after Aqueous crystalline (at any stage) infection penicillin G 18-24 million units-d, administered a 3-4 million units IV every 4 hours or continuous infusion, for 10-14 days Alternative Procaine penicillin 2.
Should your animal ever get severe foot rot, trim the hooves, dig out the rotten area, treat the hooves with Coppertox, and administer Procaine Penicillin G (300,000 units per ml.
5 g, Procaine Penicillin G 15,00,000 units and Penicillin G Sodium 5,00,000 units) i/m for 3 days.
2 MU procaine penicillin G, rather than Bicillin[R] L-A, a preparation that contains the 2.
8-12] Procaine penicillin daily or penicillin G given intravenously for maternal syphilis may be required in the last trimester to treat syphilis in the fetus.
2 MU procaine penicillin G), rather than with Bicillin(r) L-A (2.
Accepted regimens include aqueous crystalline penicillin G (50,000 U/kg intravenously every 8 to 12 hours), or procaine penicillin G (50,000 U/kg intramuscularly daily) for 10 to 14 days.