Medication Description: Benzofurocain (Benzofurocainum)
5-hydroxy-6-dimethyl-aminomethyl-2-methyl-4-chlorobenzofuran-3-carboxylic acid ethyl ester tartrate.
White with a creamy shade crystalline powder. Let's dissolve in water, it is a little - in alcohol.
It has a local anesthetic effect and at the same time has a central analgesic activity.
As a local anesthetic, benzofurocain can be used in dentistry for infiltration anesthesia in the treatment of pulpitis, periodontitis, at the opening of abscesses, and postoperative pain. Use 2 5 ml of 1% solution. You can add a 0.1% solution of epinephrine hydrochloride.
As an analgesic, benzofurocain is recommended for pancreatitis, peritonitis, hepatic and renal colic, acute pleurisy, diseases and injuries of the peripheral nervous system. To enhance the effect it is recommended to use in combination with tranquilizers, antispasmodics. Enter intramuscularly or intravenously.
Doses - 0.1 - 0.3 g (10 - 30 ml of 1% solution) 1 - 3 times a day.
The maximum daily dose of 100 ml of 1% solution (1 g). When injected into a vein, it is diluted with an isotonic solution of sodium chloride or 5% glucose solution and injected at a rate of 10-30 drops per minute.
With prolonged use (up to 2 months) after 10 - 15 days, the dose should be reduced to avoid cumulative effects.
With intramuscular injection, a burning sensation may appear at the injection site. Dizziness, weakness, with rapid intravenous administration - nausea, vomiting, chills.
Contraindications: disorders of cerebral circulation, atrioventricular block, liver and kidney damage.
The drug should be used in the hospital, and in the dental practice - in the clinic.
Do not mix the solution of benzofurocain with thiopental sodium solution and other solutions having an alkaline reaction.
Form release: 1% solution in ampoules of 2; 5 and 10 ml.
Storage: List B. In the dark spot.