Generic Medicine Info
Epiglottis (oral spray), methaemoglobinaemia.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, heart disease; smokers. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor for signs and symptoms of methaemoglobinaemia.
Adverse Reactions
Localised burning or erythema, stinging sensation, contact dermatitis, rash, urticaria, methaemoglobinaemia, oedema, tenderness.
Drug Interactions
May antagonise the therapeutic effect of sulfonamides. Anticholinesterases may inhibit the metabolism benzocaine.
ATC Classification
D04AB04 - benzocaine ; Belongs to the class of topical anesthetics used in the treatment of pruritus.
C05AD03 - benzocaine ; Belongs to the class of local anesthetics. Used in the topical treatment of hemorrhoids and anal fissures.
R02AD01 - benzocaine ; Belongs to the class of local anesthetics used in throat preparations.
N01BA05 - benzocaine ; Belongs to the class of esters of aminobenzoic acid. Used as local anesthetics.
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