Advertisement

How does antipyrine/benzocaine/glycerin dehydrated work?

Antipyrine/benzocaine/glycerin dehydrated (Neotic) is a combination of a pain reliever, anesthetic and earwax softener.
  • Antipyrine treats pain and inflammation
  • Benzocaine is an anesthetic that dulls local nerve endings from sensing pain
  • Glycerin helps soften and remove earwax so that the medication can penetrate the ear canal

Antipyrine/benzocaine/glycerin dehydrated does not cure an ear infection. It only helps to relieve the pain.

Continue Learning about Anesthetic Agent

When is the developing brain most vulnerable to anesthetics?
SmartTots-Pediatric Anesthesia Research InitiativeSmartTots-Pediatric Anesthesia Research Initiative
"The greatest vulnerability of the developing brain to anesthetics occurs at the time of rapid synap...
More Answers
What should I expect after receiving conscious sedation?
Lisa MomentLisa Moment
After receiving conscious sedation you will be recovered by nursing staff until you are alert and or...
More Answers
What is an anesthetic?
Piedmont Heart InstitutePiedmont Heart Institute
An anesthetic is a drug or other substance that causes a loss of feeling or awareness. Local anesthe...
More Answers
How does a combined spinal-epidural block work?
American Society of AnesthesiologistsAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
A combined spinal-epidural block during labor and delivery has the benefits of pain relief from both...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.