Citanest Forte

Active Ingredient(s): Prilocaine + Epinephrine
FDA Approved: * November 18, 1965
Pharm Company: * ASTRAZENECA
Category: Oral Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Citanest Forte Overview

Prilocaine (/pralken/[1]) is a local anesthetic of the amino amide type first prepared by Claes Tegner and Nils Löfgren. In its injectable form (trade name Citanest), it is often used in dentistry. It is also often combined with lidocaine as a topical preparation for dermal anesthesia (lidocaine/prilocaine or EMLA), for treatment of conditions like paresthesia. As it has low cardiac toxicity, it is commonly used for intravenous regional anaesthesia (IVRA). Contents...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Prilocaine + Epinephrine
  • Injection: 0.005mg/ml + 4%, 1%, 2%, 3%, 4%, 4;1:200000% + 4;1:200000%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Citanest Forte: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 66312-540 Citanest Forte Dental Injection, Solution by Dentsply Pharmaceutical Inc.

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