OBO ID: CHEBI:3636
Term Name: chloroprocaine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-(diethylamino)ethyl 4-amino-2-chlorobenzoate
  • 2-chloroprocaine
  • 4-amino-2-chlorobenzoic acid 2-(diethylamino)ethyl ester
  • chloroprocain
  • chloroprocaine
  • chloroprocainum
  • cloroprocaina
Definition: Procaine in which one of the hydrogens ortho- to the carboxylic acid group is substituted by chlorine. It is used as its monohydrochloride salt as a local anaesthetic, particularly for oral surgery. It has the advantage over lidocaine of constricting blood vessels, so reducing bleeding.
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Ontology: Chebi
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