What is a benzocaine?

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A benzocaine is a local anaesthetic used as a topical pain reliever.

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Is benzocaine an amide based anesthetic?

No, benzocaine is an ester.

What is the difference between benzocaine and benzocaine hydrochloride?

benzocaine hydrochloride readily dissolves in water and bezocaine is only very slightly soluable in cold water

Where can you buy Benzocaine?

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Why is ethanol used in excess in the preparation of benzocaine?

to shift the reaction toward the products (Benzocaine) to counteract the imposed change excess reactants so that will lead to a higher percentage of Benzocaine. according to Le Chatelier's principle

Does Benzocaine contain alcohol?


Can you get sick from swallowing benzocaine?


Can you get euphoric from benzocaine?

no, just cocaine.

Why is it necessary to dry the benzocaine?

Benzocaine is a local anesthetic. If it enters the esophagus, it can have an anesthetic effect of the airways, increasing the risk of inhalation of saliva.

My boyfriend used a condom with benzocaine he has been drug tested at work. how long does it stay in your blood stream?

Benzocaine is a local anesthetic, for which drug screens do not test. Benzocaine is not an addictive substance, and therefore it has not been made a controlled substance.

Can you smoke benzocaine?

It is not safe or recommended to smoke benzocaine. Benzocaine is a local anesthetic that can cause serious health risks if smoked, such as lung irritation, respiratory issues, and potential overdose. It is important to always use medications as directed by a healthcare professional.

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What is the recyrstallization solvent for benzocaine?

Hexane is the best