ASTRID & HANNS-FRIEDER MICHLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ASTRID & HANNS-FRIEDER MICHLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Tetracaine drug crystals. Polarised light micrograph of tetracaine. This drug, also known as amethocaine, is a potent local anesthetic of the ester group. It is mainly used topically, in ophthalmology (eye surgery) and as an antipruritic (relieves itching). It is also used in spinal anesthesia.
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