NOVOCAINE 0,5%; 1%
The active ingredient is novocaine – a hydrochloride of b-diethyl aminoethyl ester of para-aminobenzoic acid. Synonyms: procaine, aminocaine, cytocaine, pancaine, syntocaine.
Novocaine solution is a colorless or pale yellow, clear liquid with no visible mechanical impurities. Available in 1 ml of 0.5, 1, and 2% solution of novocaine. Available in 5.0, 10.0, and 20.0 mg of novocaine, respectively.
The drug is available in vials and bottles with a capacity of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, and 250 ml. The drug is stored in a dry place, protected from light, according to List B, at a temperature of 0oC to + 25oC. Shelf life is 2 years.