Topical anaesthetic

topical anaesthetic

An anaesthetic that is applied or sprayed on the surface of the skin (or mucous membranes) for providing pain relief. Commonly used are benzocaine, butacaine, cyclomethycaine, lidocaine, tetracaine and dibucaine.

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