Chemical formula: C₁₃H₂₀N₂O₃S  Molecular mass: 284.374 g/mol  PubChem compound: 32170

Active ingredient description

Articaine is a local anaesthetic of the amide type. Preclinical pharmacodynamic studies show that the mechanism of action of articaine is similar to that of other commonly used anaesthetics.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
N01BB08 Articaine N Nervous system → N01 Anesthetics → N01B Anesthetics, local → N01BB Amides
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 23964-57-0
CAS Substance: 23964-58-1
DrugBank Drug: DB09009
KEGG Drug: D07468
PubChem Compound: 32170
RxNorm Ingredient: 592464
SNOMED-CT Concept: 703107005
Articaine (substance)
UNII Identifier: D3SQ406G9X

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