Proparacaine

Propracaine Proxymetacaine

Description

Proxymetacaine is a potent topical anaesthetic of the ester type. The main site of anaesthetic action is the nerve cell membrane where proxymetacaine interferes with the large transient increase in the membrane permeability to sodium ions that is normally produced by a slight depolarisation of the membrane.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Proxymetacaine
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01H Local anesthetics → S01HA Local anesthetics

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