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N NERVOUS SYSTEM
N01 ANESTHETICS

No DDDs have been established in this group because the doses used vary substantially.


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

    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    N01BC01  cocaine    

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Last updated: 2013-12-19