Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Cepacol Viractin
Canadian Brand Name
Tetracaine is used in different parts of the body to cause numbness or loss of feeling in some patients before having a medical test or procedure.
Tetracaine belongs to a group of medicines known as topical local anesthetics. It deadens the nerve endings in the skin. This medicine does not cause unconsciousness as general anesthetics do when used for surgery.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: