Cepacol Viractin

Active Ingredient(s): Tetracaine
Category: Anesthetic



Cepacol Viractin Overview

Tetracaine, also known as amethocaine, is a local anesthetic used to numb the eyes, nose, or throat.[1] It may also be used before starting an intravenous to decrease pain from the procedure.[2] Typically it is applied as a liquid to the area.[1] Onset of effects when used in the eyes is within 30 seconds and last for less than 15 minutes.[1] Common side effects include a brief period of burning at the site of use.[1&...

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Viractin cold sore gel

Why is Viractin so hard to find? Is it being discontinued and if so, why? I've used it for years in conjunction with Abreva for cold sores and I love it but it keeps getting harder to buy and I don't understand why when it's such a great product! ## Viractin contains the active ingredient Tetracaine, which is a local anesthetic used to numb the area, topically. I'm not finding any specific information, but it appears that the company that makes it might have discontinued it. It's made by Medibrands and they no longer list any information about it on their site and most online sites that listed it for sale say it is currently out of stock. I don't know which one might be available in your area, but many products use a similar ingredient called Benzocaine, so you m...

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Viractin Cold Sore Treatment

Can't find Viractin in store disconnitued or meet a prescription? ## I am sorry, but Viractin has been discontinued by the manufacturer. It contained the active ingredient Tetracaine, which was a topical anesthetic, so it really did nothing to shorten the duration of a cold sore, though the moisturizing effects of it could help keep them from drying out and cracking and bleeding. You may want to try a different over the counter product, such as Abreva, which contains Docosanol, it is an antiviral, which can shorten the duration of a cold sore, since they are caused by a virus. Have you consulted your doctor, to see what they'd advise you to use as an alternative? ## I have been using Viractin for this past week and I am now out. This topical gel is the only product that will let...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Tetracaine
  • Drops: 0.5%
  • Injection: 0.3%, 1%, 10mg/ml, 20mg
  • Solution: 0.5%, 2%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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