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Procaine (Novocaine)

Also known as Novocaine and Mericaine

Procaine is a local anesthetic drug of the amino ester group. It was used primarily to reduce the pain of intramuscular injection of penicillin, and it was also used in dentistry. Owing to the ubiquity of the trade name Novocain, in some regions procaine is referred to generically as novocaine. It acts mainly by being a sodium channel blocker.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed procaine to treat blastomycosis, rabies, west nile virus, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take procaine if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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