Versatile local anaesthetic good both for surface application as well as injection.
Injected around a nerve to blocks conduction within 3mins.
Anaesthesia is more intense and longer lasting.
- Surface application,
- Nerve block,
- Spinal and intravenous regional block anaesthesia.
- Topical useful for pain and itching due to minor burns,
- Insect bites,
- Endotracheal intubation.
- Ontological, rectal and vaginal examination.
- Urethral operations,
- Painful cystitis.