Procaine

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Procaine (procaine systemic) is a member of the drug class local injectable anesthetics and is used to treat Local Anesthesia.

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UK matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C05AD05,N01BA02,S01HA05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000059-46-1

Chemical Formula

C13-H20-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

236

Therapeutic Category

Anesthetic, local

Chemical Names

2-Diethylaminoethyl 4-aminobenzoat (WHO)

Benzoic acid, 4-amino-, 2-(diethylamino)ethyl ester

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Procaina (OS: DCIT)
  • Procaine (OS: BAN)
  • Procaïne (OS: DCF)
  • Procaine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN, USAN)
  • Anosycocain (IS)
  • Atoxycocain (IS)
  • Novocainum (IS: USSRP)
  • Procaïne (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Procaine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Procaine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Procainhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Procaini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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