Tetracaine CAS 94-24-6 for Pain Relieving
Synonym:Anetain, Amethocaine, Pontocaine,Ametop,Dicaine
Quality Standards:Enterprise Standard/Pharma Grade
Usage: Tetracaine is a topical local anesthetic for the eyes. Tetracaine works by interfering with entry of sodium ions into nerve cells. This reduces the ability of nerves to generate an impulse and send pain sensations.
Tetracaine (also known as amethocaine) is a local anesthetic of the ester anesthetic group. It is mainly used topically in ophthalmology and as an antipruritic, and it has been used in spinal anesthesia.
Tetracaine (INN, also known as amethocaine; trade name Pontocaine. Ametop and Dicaine) is a potent local anesthetic of the ester group. It is mainly used topically in ophthalmology and as an antipruritic, and it has been used in spinal anesthesia. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.