Articaine

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
Articaine
N Nervous system → N01 Anesthetics → N01B Anesthetics, local → N01BB Amides
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Articaine is found within below combination drugs:

ALPHACAINE , ARDANEST , ARTICADENT , ARTINIBSA , CITOCARTIN , DENTOCAINE , ESPESTESIN , MEGANEST , ORABLOC , POSICAINE , PREDESIC ADRENALINE , PRIMACAINE ADRENALINE , SEPTANEST , SEPTOCAINE , SOPIRA , UBISTESIN , ULTRACAIN , ULTRACAINE D-S , ZORCAINE

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

D3SQ406G9X - ARTICAINE

CAS registry number

23964-57-0 - Aarticaine hydrochloride

23964-58-1 - articaine

SNOMED-CT

703107005 - Articaine (substance)