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procaine

(prōkān`), anesthetic drug, commonly called novocaine, that gives prolonged relief from pain (see anesthesiaanesthesia
[Gr.,=insensibility], loss of sensation, especially that of pain, induced by drugs, especially as a means of facilitating safe surgical procedures. Early modern medical anesthesia dates to experiments with nitrous oxide (laughing gas) by Sir Humphry Davy of England
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). It is used as a local anesthetic and in rectal and other surgerysurgery,
branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and the excision and repair of pathological conditions by means of operative procedures (see also anesthesia; medicine; radiology).
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. It is marketed under the trade name Novocain.
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procaine

[′prō‚kān]
(organic chemistry)
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number one, discussions occurred about switching back to intramuscular procaine penicillin or high-dose oral amoxicillin in fever-without-a-focus patients, both active against S.
Compared with procaine penicillin G, use of BPG results in detectable serum concentrations that are prolonged (up to 30 days for BPG, compared with up to 7 days for procaine penicillin G).
Penicillin has been considered as the drug of choice for treatment of treponematosis.Use of Benzathine penicillin G, (42000 IU/kg, weekly intervals for 3 weeks), Benzathine and procaine penicillin (42 000-84 000 IU/kg, weekly intervals for 3 weeks) has been reported to cure the condition by Cynthia (2005) and David (2012).
The recommended therapeutic dose of procaine penicillin rose from 200,000 U in 1945 to 4.8 million units in 1972.
(1998) successfully treated a case of black quarter in 8 year old crossbred cow with Procaine Penicillin, Diclofenac sodium, Pheniramine maleate and Dextrose saline.
Post-operatively cow was prescribed 5 x 10 lac IU Procaine penicillin G and 5 g Dihydrostreptomycin intramuscular daily for 5 days.
Injection Intavita (b) @ 10 ml IM once daily on alternate day for three occasions and Injection FPP (c) (Fortified Procaine Penicillin) 40 IM twice daily for 7 days were also given.
All the presented cases were earlier treated locally with drugs like Intramammary infusions, Meloxicam and other antibiotics like Fortified Procaine penicillin and Ampicillin.
Antibiotic (2,00,000 IU of Procaine Penicillin) was added to prevent bacterial growth and Formalin 0.4 ml per 100 ml of filtrate was added to inactivate the virus, later kept in refrigerator for 24 hours.
intravenously followed by Dextrose 5% for 4 days), human anti-tetanus immunoglobulins (Tetiga) @ 250 IU IM and 250 IU intrathecally (before injecting Tetig IM a test dose was given intradermally and waited for an hour for any reaction if any); Procaine penicillin (40000 unit/kg im 6 hrly for 7days), Diazepam (10 mg intravenously bid for controlling convulsions), Chlorpromazine (2.0 mg/ kg im b.i.d.