Benzocaine is a surface anaesthetic with liposolubility. Compared with several other local anesthetics such as lidocaine, tetracaine, etc., its anaestheticeffect is smaller. Owing to the role it plays in mucosal, patientsfeel less discomfort from its treatment. It is a more liposoluble drug, it combines easilywith the lipid layer of the mucosa or skin, but it does not easily go through the human body to produce toxins.
Benzocaine is one of the compouns usedto produceOussoImitation, Orthocaine, and Procaine. At the same time, it is used as a local anesthetic in medicine, and has and analgesicandantipruritic effect. It ismainly used for wounds, ulcers, mucosal surfaces,hemorrhoids narcotic pain, and itch. Benzocaine can also be used in its ointment form for relieving pain and lubrication fornasopharyngeal catheters, endoscopes, and other scopes.
Benzocaine temporarily relieves pain and itching skin in the wounds of mild burns, sunburn, trauma, and insect bites. Its external earpreparations can beused to reduce the pain and itching of acute congestive, concentrated otitis, or swimmers’ ear. Iit is also effective to toothache, sore throat, oral ulcers, hemorrhoids, anal fissure, and vulva Sao. As a male genital desensitizer, it slowsejaculation.