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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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.
He recalled hearing a football player say that before his date with Long Tom, he had gone to the doctor and begged him for a Novocaine shot in the rear end, both hemispheres.
Just think--while the atom bombs fall, and the majority of the human race starves to death in heaps of rubble, the ribbon clerks and stevedores and idle housewives of the USA get injections of novocaine when the dentists clean their teeth
While preparing the patient for surgery, Nurse Debra Mills, an employee of the hospital, gave him an injection of Novocaine in his left hand.
He said in some cases, dentists even troll inner-city streets for children, promise them treats such as McDonald's Happy Meals, transport them to clinics and perform unnecessary teeth cleanings and drill lot cavities--"sometimes not even using Novocaine," he added.
It would be like having a deeply impacted tooth, and merely putting some Novocaine into it, thinking that the problem is solved.
After a numbing shot of Novocaine, doctors inject the Restylane and 10 minutes later, patients stroll out the door.
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.
Yes, all the witnesses said, her teeth were in terrible condition, and because of a well-documented allergy to Novocaine (the plaintiff informed each new dentist), the usual alternative of saving the teeth with root canals was not an option.