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Cinchocaine

Cinchocaine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-butoxy-N-[2-(diethylamino)ethyl]quinoline-4-carboxamide
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com
Legal status
Routes of
administration
topical, intravenous (equine euthanasia)
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  YesY
ATC code C05 D04 N01 S01 S02
PubChem CID:
IUPHAR/BPS
DrugBank  YesY
ChemSpider  YesY
UNII  YesY
KEGG  YesY
ChEBI  YesY
ChEMBL  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C20H29N3O2
Molecular mass 343.463 g/mol
 YesY   

Cinchocaine (INN/BAN) or dibucaine (USAN) is an amide local anesthetic. Among the most potent and toxic of the long-acting local anesthetics, current use of cinchocaine is generally restricted to spinal and topical anesthesia.[1][2] It is sold under the brand names Cincain, Nupercainal, Nupercaine and Sovcaine.

Contents

  • Medical use 1
  • Physical properties 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • Further reading 5

Medical use

Cinchocaine is the active ingredient in some topical hemorrhoid creams such as Proctosedyl. It is also a component of the veterinary drug Somulose, used for euthanasia of horses and cattle.

Physical properties

Cinchocaine is relatively insoluble in alkaline aquatic solutions.

See also

References

  1. ^ Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1006
  2. ^ Dibucaine

Further reading


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