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Marcaine vs. Procaine for Local Anesthetic

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Marcaine

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Other Names: Bupivacaine   Sensorcaine

Procaine

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Other Names: Novocaine   Novocain
Rating: 3 out of 5
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Bupivacaine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a local anaesthetic drug belonging to the amino amide group. AstraZeneca commonly markets it under various trade names, including Marcain, Marcaine, Sensorcaine and Vivacaine... Read more on Wikipedia
Procaine is a local anesthetic drug of the amino esters group. It is used primarily to reduce the pain of intramuscular injection of penicillin, and it was also used in dentistry. Owing to the ubiquity of the trade name Novocain, in some regions pr... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Marcaine vs. Procaine

9 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
epi., so I used Procaine or Marcaine for my procedures--at...
FYI--I can't tolerate Lidocaine or epi., so I used Procaine or Marcaine for my procedures--at the dentist too.  It was at the dentist that I discovered this problem.  If you want an alternate drug ,...
like marcaine, lidocaine, tertracaine, and procaine are...
Chris, Drugs like marcaine, lidocaine, tertracaine, and procaine are local anestheics for one use but have many ...electrical beat has gone funky. Marcaine is often used to numb...
an marcaine nitrous oxide is...
...ll try to find out all the numbing agents for you edit: lidocaine, xylocaine,novaicaine,procaine,septocaine, an marcaine nitrous oxide is used to help you walk out of the dentist chair...
I did some sp. wrong on the procaine and marcaine? He...
...EDTA chelation. I did some sp. wrong on the procaine and marcaine? He was a ...depth each time. I smelled like garlic for a while but that was a fine trade off for getting rid of the pain I ha...
the procaine is just local anesthetic,and marcaine...
...hurts a lot as they are both non-physiologic. the procaine is just local anesthetic,and marcaine would last a lot...
\"real\" Novocaine (procaine). Procaine has a MUCH shorter...
...the age of \"real\" Novocaine (procaine). Procaine has a MUCH shorter shelf life than current locals (Lidocaine & Marcaine) and when it degraded ...expiration dates on drugs, procaine was used ...
bupivacaine (Marcaine) is the local anaesthetic most...
...the combination. I have never heard of an allergic reaction to either ...the spinal/epidurals, bupivacaine (Marcaine) is the local ...such as tetracaine, procaine, ropivacaine, levobupivicain...
except that Novocaine (procaine) was more likely to cause...
...betweent he caines, except that Novocaine (procaine) was more likely to cause ...my life time, I've had lidocaine, procaine, marcaine (bupivicaine) and some other caines...
(test positive) -Novacaine (Procaine) no longer used in the...
...Amino Esters (test positive) -Novacaine (Procaine) no longer used in the ...such as cocaine and heroin -Marcaine or Sensocaine (Bupivacaine) STIMULANTS -Epinephrine...
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