N01B ANESTHETICS, LOCAL
Local anesthetics in this context mean anesthetics which only affect a local area as opposed to general anesthetics affecting the entire body.
Creams, plasters and sprays containing e.g. lidocaine or prilocaine used as anesthetics/analgesics or in premature ejaculation are classified in N01BB.
Local anesthetics for dermatological use such as treatment of pruritus, minor burns and insect stings are classified in D04AB - Anesthetics for topical use.
Antihemorrhoidals containing anesthetics, see C05AD - Local anesthetics.
Stomatologicals with anesthetics, see A01AD.
Combinations of corticosteroids and anesthetics, see A01AC.
Throat preparations with anesthetics, see R02AD - Anesthetics, local.
Ophthalmological anesthetics, see S01HA.
Combinations with e.g. epinephrine are classified at separate 5th levels by using the 50-series.
N01BC Esters of benzoic acid
Last updated: 2013-12-19