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

In the US, Prilocaine (prilocaine systemic) is a member of the drug class local injectable anesthetics.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anesthetic, local

Chemical Name

Propanamide, N-(2-metylphenyl)-2-(propylamino)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Anesderm (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, Poland; Pierre Fabre Dermo, Germany
  • Anesderm 5% (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Pierre Fabre, Switzerland; Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, France
  • Anestil (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Bassa, Ecuador
  • Citanest
    AstraZeneca, Turkey
  • Citanest Octapressin (Prilocaine and Felypressin)
    AstraZeneca, Lithuania
  • Crespine + (Prilocaine and Hyaluronic Acid)
    netHEAVEN medical supplies, Germany
  • Denela (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Auden McKenzie, Netherlands; Auden McKenzie, Poland
  • Denela 5percent (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Auden McKenzie, Malta
  • Dermacaine (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    SR Pharma, Thailand
  • Dolones (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Duocaine (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Hoe, Malaysia
  • Emla (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Akorn, United States; AstraZeneca, Argentina; AstraZeneca, Belgium; AstraZeneca, Canada; AstraZeneca, Switzerland; AstraZeneca, Czech Republic; AstraZeneca, Germany; AstraZeneca, Denmark; AstraZeneca, Spain; AstraZeneca, Finland; AstraZeneca, Greece; AstraZeneca, Hong Kong; AstraZeneca, Indonesia; AstraZeneca, Ireland; AstraZeneca, Israel; AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Lebanon; AstraZeneca, Latvia; AstraZeneca, Mexico; AstraZeneca, Malaysia; AstraZeneca, Netherlands; AstraZeneca, Norway; AstraZeneca, New Zealand; AstraZeneca, Oman; AstraZeneca, Peru; AstraZeneca, Philippines; AstraZeneca, Portugal; AstraZeneca, Tunisia; AstraZeneca, Turkey; AstraZeneca, Taiwan; AstraZeneca, South Africa; AstraZeneca Österreich, Austria; BB Farma, Italy; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Medcor, Netherlands; Recipharm, Georgia; Sato Seiyaku, Japan
  • EMLA (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    AstraZeneca, Brazil; AstraZeneca, China; AstraZeneca, Iceland; AstraZeneca, Poland; AstraZeneca, Sweden
  • Emla 5% (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    AstraZeneca, Egypt; AstraZeneca, France; AstraZeneca, Malta; AstraZeneca, New Zealand; AstraZeneca, Vietnam; AstraZeneca AB, Cyprus; AstraZeneca Österreich, Austria; AstraZeneca UK, United Kingdom; LENIS, Slovenia
  • EmlaPatch 5% (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    AstraZeneca, France
  • Emlocaine (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    LBS, Philippines
  • Emlopril (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    International Apex, Philippines
  • Estesia (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Pharmacore Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Ezanal (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Multipharma, Egypt
  • Funis (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Target Pharma, Greece
  • Lidiprine (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    CBC, Hong Kong
  • Lidocaïne Prilocaïne Aguettant 5% (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Aguettant, France
  • Lidocaïne Prilocaïne Biogaran 5% (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Biogaran, France
  • Lidocaïne Prilocaïne Zentiva 5% (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Lidocaine/Prilocaine Aguettant (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Aguettant, Tunisia
  • Lidocaine/Prilocaine Plethora (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Plethora, Poland
  • Liprikaine (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    T.Man, Thailand
  • Metacain DS (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Galentic Pharma, Philippines
  • Oraqix (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Denta, Belgium; Dentsply, Australia; Dentsply, Germany; Dentsply, Denmark; Dentsply, Finland; Dentsply, France; Dentsply, Iceland; Dentsply, Netherlands; Dentsply, Norway; Dentsply, United States; Dentsply Italia, Italy; Oraltek, Switzerland
  • Oraqix Parodontal
    Dentsply, Germany
  • Pridocaine (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    GNP, Egypt
  • Prilia (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Priloc
    Vem Ilaç, Turkey
  • Racser (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Galentic, Malaysia
  • Tapin (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Orifarm, Norway; Orifarm Generics, Denmark; Orifarm Generics, Sweden
  • Xylocream (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Xylone Plus (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Baritekal
    Nordic Pharma, France
  • Citanest
    AstraZeneca, Australia; AstraZeneca, Belgium; AstraZeneca, Netherlands; AstraZeneca, New Zealand; AstraZeneca, Sweden
  • Citanest 1%
    AstraZeneca UK, United Kingdom
  • Citanest 3% with Octapressin (Prilocaine and Felypressin)
    Dentsply, New Zealand
  • Citanest Dental Octapressin (Prilocaine and Felypressin)
    Dentsply, Denmark; Dentsply, Finland; Dentsply, Iceland
  • Citanest Octapressin (Prilocaine and Felypressin)
    AstraZeneca, Oman; Dentsply, Norway; Dentsply-Sankin, Japan
  • Citanest Plain
    Dentsply, United States
  • Citanest with Octapressin (Prilocaine and Felypressin)
    Dentsply, Australia
  • Citocaina + Felipressina (Prilocaine and Felypressin)
    Cristalia, Brazil
  • Opralix (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Intermed, Greece
  • Prilocaine (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia; Ceva Animal Health, Australia
  • Prilocaine Hydrochloride Septodont
    Septodont, United States
  • Prilocaine Sintetica
    Sintetica, Switzerland
  • Prilotekal
    Amdipharm Mercury Company, United Kingdom; Molteni, Poland; Molteni Dental, Italy; Nordic Pharma, Hungary; Nordic Pharma, Netherlands
  • Tachipri
    Nordic Pharma, Belgium
  • Takipril
    Sirton, Bulgaria
  • Takipril Hiperbarica
    B. Braun Medical, Spain
  • Takipril hyperbar
    Meduna, Germany
  • Takipril hyperbar 2%
    Meduna Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Topsy (Prilocaine and Lidocaine)
    Galenium Pharmasia Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Xylonest
    AstraZeneca, Germany
  • Xylonest DENTAL mit Octapressin (Prilocaine and Felypressin)
    Dentsply, Germany
  • Xylonest mit Adrenalin (Prilocaine and Epinephrine)
    AstraZeneca, Germany


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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