local anesthetic

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local anesthetic

[′lō·kəl ‚an·əs′thed·ik]
(pharmacology)
A drug which induces loss of sensation only in the region to which it is applied.
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"Deep impact" contact allergy after subcutaneous injection of local anesthetics. Contact Dermatitis.
Four types of local anesthetics have been reported to cause methemoglobinemia; prilocaine, benzocaine, lidocaine, and tetracaine.
There are continuous efforts in the field of dental local anesthetic research for finding the optimal local anesthetic which can be used safely for normal and medically compromised patients.
These observations indicate a highly significant increase in blood glucose concentration in Type 2 diabetic patients when adrenaline containing local anesthetics were administered.
In our literature review, we found studies applying similar surveys in all branches using local anesthetics, but there were no studies conducted exclusively among ophthalmologists.
The effect of low concentrations versus high concentrations of local anesthetics for labour analgesia on obstetric and anesthetic outcomes: a meta-analysis.
The half-the-air setting consists of a central stopcock with its male luer lock connecting an extension tube to the patient, a side female luer lock to the 5% dextrose water (D5W) syringe, and an end female luer lock to the local anesthetic syringe [9].
Subparaneural spread of local anesthetic was achieved using a technique similar to that described by Andersen et al.
The company added that Nocita is a long-acting, local anesthetic that lasts up to 72 hours post-surgery by releasing bupivacaine over time from multi-vesicular liposomes deposited in the tissue.
Objectives: Local anesthetic infiltration is also a process of a painful process itself.
Distracting the patientwhen injecting local anesthetics is one of modalities for pain reduction.
Recent literature has described the successful reversal of ten separate drug class toxicities by Intralipid emulsion rescue therapy, including amphetamines (3), antiarrhythmics (4), anticonvulsants (5), antidepressants (5), antipsychotics (6), benzodiazepines (5), calcium channel blockers (1), diuretics (5), local anesthetics (7-9), and the benzodiazepine-agonist insomnia drugs (Table 1).

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