Descriptor English: Tetracaine
Descriptor Spanish: Tetracaína
Descriptor tetracaína
Scope note: Potente anestésico local de tipo éster utilizado en la anestesia superficial y espinal.
Descriptor Portuguese: Tetracaína
Descriptor French: Tétracaïne
Entry term(s): Amethocaine
Hydrochloride, Tetrracaine
Tetracaine Monohydrochloride
Tetrracaine Hydrochloride
Tree number(s): D02.
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A potent local anesthetic of the ester type used for surface and spinal anesthesia.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anesthetics, Local
Registry Number: 0619F35CGV
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzoic acid, 4-(butylamino)-, 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl ester
DeCS ID: 14128
Unique ID: D013748
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Tetracaine - Preferred
Concept UI M0021210
Scope note A potent local anesthetic of the ester type used for surface and spinal anesthesia.
Preferred term Tetracaine
Entry term(s) Amethocaine
Dicaine - Narrower
Concept UI M0352621
Preferred term Dicaine
Pontocaine - Narrower
Concept UI M0021209
Preferred term Pontocaine
Tetrracaine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0329643
Preferred term Tetrracaine Hydrochloride
Entry term(s) Hydrochloride, Tetrracaine
Tetracaine Monohydrochloride
Ametop - Narrower
Concept UI M0540927
Preferred term Ametop
Pantocaine - Narrower
Concept UI M0392798
Preferred term Pantocaine

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