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Hexylcaine



Hexylcaine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-cyclohexylaminopropan-2-yl benzoate
Identifiers
CAS number 532-77-4
ATC code  ?
PubChem 10770
DrugBank APRD01014
Chemical data
Formula C16H23NO2 
Mol. mass 261.359 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life <10 minutes
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status
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Hexylcaine hydrochloride, also called cyclaine (Merck) or osmocaine, is a short-acting local anesthetic. It acts by inhibiting sodium channel conduction. Overdose can lead to headache, tinnitus, numbness and tingling around the mouth and tongue, convulsions, inability to breathe, and decreased heart function.

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