Local anesthetic

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A local anesthetic is a medication that causes absence of pain sensation. When it is used on specific nerve pathways, paralysis also can be achieved. Clinical LAs belong to one of two classes: aminoamide and aminoester local anesthetics. Synthetic LAs are structurally related to cocaine.
Local anesthetic
Definition
A local anesthetic is a medication that causes absence of pain sensation. When it is used on specific nerve pathways, paralysis also can be achieved. Clinical LAs belong to one of two classes: aminoamide and aminoester local anesthetics. Synthetic LAs are structurally related to cocaine.
Local anesthetic
Local anesthetic
A local anesthetic is a medication that causes absence of pain sensation. When it is used on specific nerve pathways, paralysis also can be achieved. Clinical LAs belong to one of two classes: aminoamide and aminoester local anesthetics. Synthetic LAs are structurally related to cocaine.

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Lannett Company (NYSE:LCI), a small-cap drug manufacturer, received FDA approval for Numbrino, the first branded drug in the company's 78-year history. The nasal spray will be marketed to doctors as a local anesthetic for minor surgeries around the nasal cavities of patients, but will not be available in retail pharmacies.

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