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Definitions for benzocaine
ben·zo·caine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. benzocaine, ethyl aminobenzoatenoun

    a white crystalline ester used as a local anesthetic

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  1. benzocainenoun

    A local anesthetic commonly used as a topical pain reliever.

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  1. Benzocaine

    Benzocaine, sold under the brand name Orajel amongst others, is an ester local anesthetic commonly used as a topical pain reliever or in cough drops. It is the active ingredient in many over-the-counter anesthetic ointments such as products for oral ulcers. It is also combined with antipyrine to form A/B otic drops to relieve ear pain and remove earwax. In the US, products containing benzocaine for oral application are contraindicated in children younger than two years old. In the European Union, the contraindication applies to children under 12 years of age.It was first synthesised in 1890 in Germany and approved for medical use in 1902.

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  1. benzocaine

    Benzocaine is a type of local anesthetic commonly used as a topical pain reliever. It is an ester anesthetic that is used in certain pain relief and numbing medications often applied directly to the skin or membranes of the mouth or throat. It works by blocking nerve signals in your body, thus decreasing the sensation of pain.

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  1. Benzocaine

    Benzocaine is a local anesthetic commonly used as a topical pain reliever or in cough drops. It is the active ingredient in many over-the-counter anesthetic ointments such as products for oral ulcers. It is also combined with antipyrine to form A/B Otic Drops to relieve ear pain and remove earwax.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Benzocaine

    A surface anesthetic that acts by preventing transmission of impulses along nerve fibers and at nerve endings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of benzocaine in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of benzocaine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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