Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Procaine hydrochloride

Synonym(s): Procaine HCl, local anesthetic

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd, Louise Cox-O’Shea , Andrea Tarr

Introduction

Name

  • Procaine hydrochloride.

Class of drug

  • Amino-ester local anesthetic.

Description

Chemical name

  • 2-(diethylamino)ethyl 4-aminobenzoate;hydrochloride.

Molecular formula

  • C13H21CIN202.

Molecular weight

  • 272.773 g/mol.

Physical properties

  • Colorless solution for injection.

Storage requirements

  • Store below 25°C.
  • Protect from light.
  • Use or discard within 28 days of withdrawing 1st dose.

Uses

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Indications

  • Local anesthesia, perineural anesthesia, regional anesthesia.
  • Anesthesia for surgery, obstetric operations, etc.
  • Field block.
  • Minor surgical procedures; such as Dehorning/disbudding Dehorning/ disbudding.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

With other drugs

  • Avoid concurrent use of sulphonamides.
    • Procaine HCl may inhibit the action of sulphonamides.

Withdrawal Period

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • PubChem (2018) Procaine Hydrochloride. [online] Available at: https://pubchem.ncbi. Last accessed 04/04/2018.
  • Bishop Y (2005) Ed The Veterinary Formulary. 6th edn. Pharmaceutical Press. ISBN: 0-85369-579-2.

Organisation(s)

  • National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Website: www.noahcompendium.co.uk.
 

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