Tetracaine is a local anesthetic (numbing medicine). It works by blocking nerve signals in your body.
Tetracaine hydrochloride is 2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl p-(butylamino)benzoate monohydrochloride. It is a white crystalline, odorless powder that is readily soluble in water, physiologic saline solution, and dextrose solution.
Tetracaine Hydrochloride is a local anesthetic that is commonly used as a cocaine cutting agent.« Back to Glossary Index