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Prilocaine hydrochloride

≥98% (TLC)

N-(2-Methylphenyl)-2-(propylamino)propanamide hydrochloride
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C13H20N2O · HCl
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≥98% (TLC)



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Biochem/physiol Actions

Used for local nerve block and for spinal anesthesia; pharmacological properties are similar to those of lidocaine.

Features and Benefits

This compound was developed by AstraZeneca. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

K Nakamura et al.
Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie, 46(5 Pt 1), 476-482 (1999-06-01)
To determine whether prilocaine, a local anesthetic, induces apoptosis in osteoblastic cells. After reaching subconfluence, human osteoblastic Saos-2 and MG63 cells and mouse osteoblastic MC3T3-E1 cells were exposed for 48 hr to varying concentrations of prilocaine up to 10 mM
Young-Eun Moon et al.
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 94(5), 919-924 (2012-12-25)
To compare the effects of a vapocoolant spray and an eutectic mixture of local anesthetics (EMLA) cream in reducing pain during needle electromyography examination. Randomized controlled trial. Physical medicine and rehabilitation department of a university hospital. Adults who underwent needle
S Schreiber et al.
European journal of pediatrics, 172(2), 265-268 (2012-10-25)
Venipuncture and intravenous cannulation are the most common painful procedures performed on children. The most widely used topical anesthetic is eutectic mixture of local anesthetics (EMLA). EMLA use is associated with a transient cutaneous vasoconstriction which can make it difficult
Michelle Briggs et al.
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 11, CD001177-CD001177 (2012-11-16)
Venous leg ulcers affect up to 1% of people at some time in their lives and are often painful. The main treatments are compression bandages and dressings. Topical treatments to reduce pain during and between dressing changes are sometimes used.
Marco Bragagni et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 441(1-2), 468-475 (2012-11-21)
The use of injectable local anaesthetics for the treatment of severe postoperative pain is limited by the short duration of the painkilling effect. Pre-formulation studies were carried out for the development of an injectable microparticle formulation for controlled release of

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