Drug Index


Mechanism :

Dibucaine ointment is a topical anesthetic. It produces numbness for a short period of time by stopping nerves from sending pain impulses to the brain.

Indication :

  • Relieving pain and itching due to sunburns, minor burns, cuts, scratches, insect bites, stings, or hemorrhoids.

Contraindications :


Dosing :

Under 2 years, <15 kg:
Safety and efficacy not established.
>2 years:
Apply topically to the affected area 3 or 4 times daily. No more than 7.5 grams should be used in a 24-hour period.

Adverse Effect :

Contact dermatitis, photosensitivity, flushing, eye/skin irritation, diarrhea, chest pain, palpitations.

Hepatic Dose :

No dosage adjustments are recommended.
12/20/2023 07:05:12 Dibucaine
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