Ethyl chloride


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity; porphyria. Application on broken skin or mucous membranes.
Special Precautions
To protect against tissue sloughing, cover the skin adjacent to the area being treated with petrolatum. Avoid spilling the liquid on the skin. Freezing may also distort the histological structure of biopsy specimens. Highly flammable. Avoid inhalation when used as local anaesthesia.
Adverse Reactions
Thawing of frozen tissue after surgery may be painful. Chemical frostbite may occur following prolonged spraying onto the skin. Nephrotoxicity or hepatotoxicity (long-term exposure).
ATC Classification
N01BX01 - ethyl chloride ; Belongs to the class of other agents used as local anesthetics.
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