tetracaine hydrochloride


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tetracaine hydrochloride

[′te·trə‚kān ‚hī·drə′klȯr‚īd]
(organic chemistry)
C15H24O2N2·HCl Bitter-tasting, water-soluble crystals melting at 148°C; used as a local anesthetic.
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Tetracaine hydrochloride has a duration of action similar to that of the amino amide local anesthetic bupivacaine, both averaging 3 to 10 hours (13).
Recovery times from subarachnoid blocks using bupivacaine hydrochloride and tetracaine hydrochloride with and without epinephrine.