Descriptor in English: Benzocaine
Descriptor in Spanish: Benzocaína
Descriptor in Portuguese: Benzocaína
Descriptor in French: Benzocaïne
Entry term(s): 4-Aminobenzoic Acid Ethyl Ester
Acetate, Benzocaine
Benzocaine Acetate
Benzocaine Formate
Benzocaine Hydrobromide
Benzocaine Hydrochloride
Benzocaine Methanesulfonate
Ethyl Aminobenzoate
Formate, Benzocaine
Hydrobromide, Benzocaine
Hydrochloride, Benzocaine
Methanesulfonate, Benzocaine
Tree number(s): D02.
Scope note: A surface anesthetic that acts by preventing transmission of impulses along NERVE FIBERS and at NERVE ENDINGS.
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
History Note: 65; was ETHYL AMINOBENZOATE 1963-64
DeCS UI: 1589
Descriptor UI: D001566
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/07/05
Benzocaine - Preferred
Concept UI M0002353
Scope note A surface anesthetic that acts by preventing transmission of impulses along NERVE FIBERS and at NERVE ENDINGS.
Preferred term Benzocaine
Entry term(s) 4-Aminobenzoic Acid Ethyl Ester
Ethyl Aminobenzoate
Anaesthesin - Narrower
Concept UI M0351622
Preferred term Anaesthesin
Entry term(s) Anesthesin
Benzocaine Hydrobromide - Narrower
Concept UI M0330833
Preferred term Benzocaine Hydrobromide
Entry term(s) Hydrobromide, Benzocaine
Benzocaine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0330835
Preferred term Benzocaine Hydrochloride
Entry term(s) Hydrochloride, Benzocaine
Benzocaine Acetate - Narrower
Concept UI M0330837
Preferred term Benzocaine Acetate
Entry term(s) Acetate, Benzocaine
Benzocaine Methanesulfonate - Narrower
Concept UI M0330834
Preferred term Benzocaine Methanesulfonate
Entry term(s) Methanesulfonate, Benzocaine
Ethoform - Narrower
Concept UI M0351620
Preferred term Ethoform
Americaine - Narrower
Concept UI M0351623
Preferred term Americaine
Benzocaine Formate - Narrower
Concept UI M0330836
Preferred term Benzocaine Formate
Entry term(s) Formate, Benzocaine

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