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Important: The information below refers to medicines available in the United States that contain tetracaine.

Medications containing tetracaine:

tetracaine systemic

Brand names: Pontocaine HCl, Niphanoid
Drug class(es): local injectable anesthetics
Tetracaine systemic is used in the treatment of:

tetracaine ophthalmic

Brand names: Opticaine, TetraVisc, AK-T-Caine, Pontocaine Ophthalmic
Drug class(es): ophthalmic anesthetics

tetracaine topical

Brand names: Pontocaine, Viractin, Dermocaine
Drug class(es): topical anesthetics
Tetracaine topical is used in the treatment of:

Multi-ingredient medications containing tetracaine:

benzocaine/butamben/tetracaine topical

Brand names: Cetacaine, One Touch Advanced Gel, Exactacain
Drug class(es): mouth and throat products

camphor/menthol/tetracaine topical

Brand names: Tetramex

Camphor/menthol/tetracaine topical is used in the treatment of:

epinephrine/lidocaine/tetracaine topical

Brand names: Lets Kit
Drug class(es): topical anesthetics

lidocaine/tetracaine topical

Brand names: Pliaglis, Synera, S-Caine Peel
Drug class(es): topical anesthetics
Lidocaine/tetracaine topical is used in the treatment of:

oxymetazoline/tetracaine nasal

Brand names: Kovanaze

Oxymetazoline/tetracaine nasal is used in the treatment of:

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