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What is Benzocaine (Butamben/Tetracaine/Benzocaine)? 


Benzocaine (Butamben/Tetracaine/Benzocaine) is a local anesthetic (numbing medication). It works by blocking nerve signals in your body. Benzocaine (Butamben/Tetracaine/Benzocaine) topical is used to reduce pain or discomfort caused by minor skin irritations, sore throat, sunburn, teething pain, vaginal or rectal irritation, ingrown toenails, hemorrhoids, and many other sources of minor pain on a surface of the bo
dy. Benzocaine (Butamben/Tetracaine/Benzocaine) is also used to numb the skin or surfaces inside the mouth, nose, throat, vagina, or rectum to lessen the pain of inserting a medical instrument such as a tube or speculum. There are many brands and forms of Benzocaine (Butamben/Tetracaine/Benzocaine) topical available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet. Benzocaine (Butamben/Tetracaine/Benzocaine) topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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About Benzocaine:

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.