Description of the medicine: Benzofurocain (Benzofurocainum)
5-hydroxy-6-dimethyl-aminomethyl-2-methyl-4-chlorobenzofuran3-carboxylic acid ethyl ester tartrate.
White with a creamy tint crystalline powder. Soluble in water, 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, with the opening of abscesses, postoperative pain. Use 2 5 ml of a 1% solution. Perhaps the addition of 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, dilute with isotonic sodium chloride solution 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 in order to avoid the effects of cumulation.
With intramuscular administration, a burning sensation at the injection site may appear. Dizziness, weakness are possible, with rapid intravenous administration - nausea, vomiting, chills.
Contraindications: cerebrovascular accident, atrioventricular block, liver and kidney damage.
The drug should be used in a hospital, and in dental practice - in a clinic.
Do not mix benzofurocain solution with thiopental sodium solution and other solutions that have an alkaline reaction.
Release form: 1% solution in ampoules on 2; 5 and 10 ml.
Storage: List B. In the dark place.