Novocaine


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Novocaine

 

an analgesic; a hydrochloride of diethylaminoethyl ester of paraaminobenzoic acid. Novocaine solutions are used for local anesthesia, novocaine block, for vascular spasms, and eczema. They are also used to dilute certain antibiotics, such as penicillin, in order to prolong their effect.

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One of those new things presaged the pain of The Demon's chair attack: Cowley had some cavities filled without getting Novocaine.
I must admit to not knowing a great deal about the Eels before I went along to see them, and was mostly looking forward to hearing the song that propelled them to fame in 1996, Novocaine for the Soul.
Debut album Beautiful Freak (from which there are four tracks here) is packed with great tunes like the single Novocaine For The Soul, the title track and the one from Shrek.
Only cocaine and novocaine, a liquid dental an aesthetic rarely used in public, turn the pads blueas the drugreacts with the substance cobalt thiocynate.
While preparing the patient for surgery, Nurse Debra Mills, an employee of the hospital, gave him an injection of Novocaine in his left hand.
Fairweather's comprehension of Spanish was improving; he understood that the doctor was asking the nurse for Novocaine, and that the nurse came back, rather breathlessly reporting that no Novocaine could be found.
Some parents described it as Novocaine on their tongues, and were concerned their tongues felt medicated.
Since then he has attempted a few more dramatic roles like Novocaine but has generally been typecast in comedy.
Youth and Young Manhood is the album and on it you'll find the singles Molly's Chambers, Holy Roller Novocaine and Red Morning Light and, also, a lot of tracks that appeared on an EP they released long before the album.
As he contemplates today's plush adjustable chairs and needles as narrow as a human hair, he's thrilled that the age when "they used a horse syringe" to administer novocaine is long past.
Charlie Chaplin, for example, was in A King in New York with Robert Arden, who was in Little Shop of Horrors with Steve Martin, who was in Novocaine with Bacon himself.
Mary Matalin, aide-de-camp to Dick Cheney, always looks as if she has just returned from some midday oral surgery and the Novocaine in her lower lip hasn't worn off.