Orthocaine

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Orthocaine
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
3-Amino-4-hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester
Systematic IUPAC name
Methyl 3-amino-4-hydroxybenzoate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
3-14-00-01477
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.007.845
EC Number 208-627-3
KEGG
Properties
C8H9NO3
Molar mass 167.16196
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Orthocaine is a local anesthetic. Developed in the 1890s, it was found to be of limited use due to its low solubility in water, but it has been used in powdered form to dust onto painful wounds.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walter Sneader (23 June 2005). Drug Discovery: A History. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 127–9. ISBN 978-0-471-89979-2.
  2. ^ Rajbir Singh (2002). Synthetic Drugs. Mittal Publications. pp. 167–8. ISBN 978-81-7099-831-0.
  3. ^ Stanley Alstead (22 October 2013). Poulsson's Text-Book of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Elsevier. pp. 104–5. ISBN 978-1-4832-2584-5.