How should I use topical anesthetics?

There are many different ways to administer topical anesthetics. Most are available without prescription in a variety of different forms. These include: patches, foams, liquids, swabs, dressings, pads, solutions, creams, gels, kits, sprays, ointments and lotions. You should follow the directions of your doctor and those printed on the packaging.

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Anesthetic Agent

Anesthetic Agent

Anesthetic is a drug or substance that blocks pain and causes loss of feeling. Anesthetic drugs are used on patients prior to surgery to numb part of the body or to make a the patient unconscious during the surgical procedure. Lea...

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