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benzocaine

[′ben·zə‚kān]
(organic chemistry)
ethyl-para-aminobenzoate
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Liverpudlian Philip Scarisbrick, who supplied benzocaine to the group and was jailed for nine-and-a-half years, argued he should not be the subject of an order because he didn't have a "leading role".
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned parents about adverse effects of oral teething medications which contain benzocaine.1 It has been stated that benzocaine can cause an atypical, but grave, side effect in children of less than 2 years of age, known as Methaemoglobinaemia.1,3 Symptoms usually appear after the first dose or after several uses of this oral agent.
On May 17, 2016, 30.76kg of benzocaine addressed to a home in Stoke-on-Trent was seized at Manchester Airport.
The 37-year-old helped provide the mixing agent benzocaine, used to bulk out cocaine, to outfits whose patches included Holyhead, Llandudno, Rhyl and Colwyn Bay.
Officers also retrieved scales showing traces of cocaine, ketamine, cannabis and benzocaine, plus small plastic bags.
Products with benzocaine are intended to relieve pain from teething but also sore throat, canker sores and other conditions, and come in a variety of product forms.
"We urge parents, caregivers and retailers who sell them to heed our warnings and not use over-the-counter products containing benzocaine for teething pain," said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, in a statement.
As with Baby Oral Pain Relief, the tablets dissolve quickly in the mouth and are free of benzocaine.
Desperate for sleep, many parents of infants use an internal, longer-lasting anti-inflammatory at night and switch to frequent applications of a short-term topical numbing agent, like benzocaine, for daytime relief.
Avoid products such as benzocaine as they can irritate the skin or may cause allergy.
Additionally, Camilia does not contain benzocaine, alcohol, flavors, dyes, lactose, sugar or artificial sweeteners.
Other additives include benzocaine and lignocaine, which are local anaesthetics used in dentistry, caffeine and phenacetin, a painkiller banned in several countries as overuse was linked to cancers.