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benzocaine

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry — Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

An ester local analgesic derived from para-aminobenzoic acid. It is insoluble in water and therefore cannot be injected. It is used in dentistry as a topical analgesic usually in gel or...

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cetylpyridinium chloride

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Dentistry.

A quaternary ammonium compound included in some mouthwashes, toothpastes, lozenges, and throat sprays. It is an antiseptic that kills bacteria and other micro-organisms. It is effective in...

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choline salicylate

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Dentistry.

A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory analgesic. It inhibits prostaglandin synthesis. It is used in a gel form for topical application for the treatment of discomfort during teething. Trade...

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nicorandil

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Dentistry.

An oral medication used for the treatment and prevention of angina by activation of potassium channels causing arterial and venous vasodilatation effects. It can result in severe oral...

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triclosan

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Dentistry.

(try-kloh-san)

an antiseptic used to disinfect the skin of patients and the hands of surgeons before operations. Trade names: Aquasept, Manusept, Ster-Zac Bath Concentrate.

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