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Medications for Local Anesthesia

What is Local Anesthesia:  Local anesthesia is medicine used to numb a small part of your body while you have a procedure or surgery. It is often used during minor surgery or procedures, such as a biopsy or dental care.

Medications to treat Local Anesthesia

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
S-Caine Peel B N Add review Rate

Generic name: lidocaine / tetracaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Sensorcaine-MPF Spinal C N Add review Rate

Generic name: bupivacaine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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ethyl chloride N N Add review Rate

Generic name: ethyl chloride topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Kovanaze U Add review Rate

Generic name: oxymetazoline / tetracaine nasal

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Lignospan B N Add review Rate

Generic name: epinephrine / lidocaine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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Lignospan Forte B N Add review Rate

Generic name: epinephrine / lidocaine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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Nesacaine-MPF C N Add review Rate

Generic name: chloroprocaine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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Octocaine 100 B N Add review Rate

Generic name: epinephrine / lidocaine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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oxymetazoline / tetracaine U Add review Rate

Generic name: oxymetazoline / tetracaine nasal

Brand name:  Kovanaze

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Scandonest Plain C N Add review Rate

Generic name: mepivacaine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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Sensorcaine-MPF with Epinephrine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: bupivacaine / epinephrine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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Sensorcaine with Epinephrine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: bupivacaine / epinephrine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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Ultacan C N Add review Rate

Generic name: articaine / epinephrine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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Xylocaine-MPF-Epinephrine B N Add review Rate

Generic name: epinephrine / lidocaine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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Xylocaine Dental B N Add review Rate

Generic name: epinephrine / lidocaine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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