What is the Procaine Hydrochloride?
Procaine hydrochloride (HCL) CAS 51-05-8 is a local anesthetic,for pain killer. Its cas number is 51-05-8. The molecular formula for Procaine HCL is C13H20N2O2. The molecular weight for Procaine HCL is 236.310. The Density for procaine is 1.1±0.1 g/cm3. The Boiling point for Procaine is 373.6±22.0 °C at 760 mmHg. The melting point for Procaine is 61ºC. And the Flash point for Procaine is 179.8 + / – 22.3 ° C.
Procaine hydrochloride (HCL) CAS 51-05-8 causes loss of feeling of skin and mucous membranes. Procaine hydrochloride (HCL) CAS 51-05-8 is used as an injection during surgery and other medical and dental procedures. Owing to the ubiquity of the trade name Novocain, in some regions, Procaine hydrochloride (HCL) CAS 51-05-8 is referred to generically as Novocain. Procaine hcl acts mainly as a sodium channel blocker. Nowadays, Procaine hcl is used therapeutically in some countries due to the functions of Procaine hcl, such as sympatholytic, anti-inflammatory, perfusion-enhancing, and mood-enhancing effects.
What is the side effect of Procaine hcl?
Stop using Procaine hcl and seek emergency medical attention or contact doctor immediately if you experience any of the following rare but serious side effects:
- an allergic reaction, such as difficulty breathing, closing of the throat, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives;
- chest pain or slow or irregular heartbeats;
- dizziness or drowsiness;
- anxiety or restlessness;
- nausea or vomiting;
- trembling, shaking, or seizures.
Other less serious side effects caused by Procaine hcl, such as numbness, tingling, or minor pain are more likely to occur at or around the injection site. Contact doctor if these effects of Procaine hcl seem excessive or prolonged. If you have any other side effects caused by Procaine hcl occur, please contact to doctor immediately.
Procaine hcl may cause neurotoxicity, which can be divided into excitatory type and inhibitory type. Excitatory type is manifested as nervousness, increased heart rate, shortness of breath, irritability, increased blood pressure, and even convulsions. While manifestations of inhibitory type include drowsiness, loss of consciousness, intermittent breathing, and decreased blood pressure, which eventually lead to cardiac arrest.
Procaine hcl has hypersensitivity and allergic reactions that individual patients may develop methemoglobinemia. If there is too large does of Procaine hcl, fast absorption rate or into blood vessel by mistake can cause toxic reactions.