INDICATIONS : BUTAMBEN
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Butamen belongs to a group of medicines known as topical local anesthetics. Butamen is used to relieve pain and itching caused by conditions such as sunburn or other minor burns, insect bites or stings, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, and minor cuts and scratches.
Butamben is a topical anesthetic, used as the base or picrate salt in combination with other medications.
Butamben is sprayed on the skin or mucus membranes to cause loss of feeling before and during surgery or endoscopic procedures such as examinations of the esophagus or colon.
What are other names for this medicine? Type of medicine: anesthetic; nerve block: Generic and brand names: benzocaine/butamben/tetracaine, topical; Cetacaine; Exactacain
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What is Anesthesia? An anesthetic (anaesthetic), is a drug that causes anesthesia — reversible loss of sensation. They contrast with analgesics (painkillers), which relieve pain without eliminating sensation. These drugs are generally administered to facilitate surgery. A wide variety of drugs are used in modern anesthetic practice. Many are rarely used outside of anesthesia, although others are used commonly by all disciplines. Anesthetics are categorized in to two classes: general anesthetics, which cause a reversible loss of consciousness, and local anesthetics, which cause a reversible loss of sensation for a limited region of the body while maintaining consciousness. Combinations of anesthetics are sometimes used for their synergistic and additive therapeutic effects, however, adverse effects may also be increased.
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