Tetracaine Hcl Basic information:
Product name: Tetracaine hydrochloride,Tetracaine Hcl
Molecular formula: C15H25ClN2O2
Molecular weight: 300.82
Appearance: White crystalline powder
Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility
Studies to assess the genotoxicity of tetracaine hydrochloride have not been reported in the published literature. Long-term animal studies have not been conducted to evaluate the carcinogenic potential of tetracaine hydrochloride.
Animal studies to assess the effects of tetracaine hydrochloride on fertility have not been reported in the published literature.
Topical administration of tetracainehydrochloride ophthalmic solution results in localized temporary anesthesia. The maximum effect is achieved within 10–20 seconds after instillation, with efficacy lasting 10–20 minutes. Duration of effect can be extended with repeated dosing.