Benzocaine

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Scientific Name: Benzocaine
Brand Name: Anbesol Cold Sore Therapy, Cepacol Sore Throat Plus Cough, Cetacaine, Chloraseptic Sore Throat, Chloraseptic Sore Throat + Cough, Diphen, Docusol Plus, Enemeez Plus, Medicaine Sting and Bite, One Touch Reformulated Apr 2009, Orasep Reformulated Dec 2013, Rectogel, Salinocaine, Topex, Vagisil Original Formula, Zap, Zilactin-B
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Benzocaine diffuses into nerve cells where it binds to sodium channels, preventing the channels from opening, and blocking the influx of sodium ions.
Description of the Drug: Benzocaine is a topical local anesthetic used for the temporary relief of pain and itching associated with minor burns, sunburn, scrapes and insect bites or minor skin irritations.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB01086