|Alias||Amethocaine; Pontocaine; Dicaine; Laudocaine|
|CAS Registry Number||94-24-6|
|Appearance||white crytalline powder|
What is tetracaine topical?
Tetracaine is a local anesthetic (numbing medicine). It works by blocking nerve signals in your body.
Tetracaine topical (for the skin) is used to numb different parts of the body before a medical test or procedure.
Tetracaine topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Uses of Tetracaine
Tetracaine is a prescription medication used to prevent pain and induce anesthesia.
This medication comes in solution form for topical use during surgical procedures and examinations of the eye.
Tetracaine is also available in an injectable form to be given directly into the spinal cord (intrathecal) by a healthcare professional. The injectable form for spinal anesthesia does not contain preservatives.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
|Test Items||Specification||Test Results|
|Appearance||Fine, white, crystalline, odorless powder||confirm|
|Identification||ABC in Pass||confirm|
|Solubility||Very soluble in water, soluble in Alcohol;
insoluble in Ether and Benzene
|USP Reference standards||USP Tetracaine Hydrochloride RS
USP Endotoxin RS.
|Melting point||145~150 degree||146.0~147.5 degree|
|Chromatographic purity||In Pass||confirm|
|Related substance||Not more than the reference solution 0.05%||confirm|
|Residue on ignition||≤0.10%||0.05%|
|Loss on Drying||≤ 0.5%||0.19%|