As a model study, we undertook the synthesis of Butamben
, the butyl ester of PABA, an analgesic known to alleviate neuropathic pain for longer period and more selectively.
1 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2006 FDA advisory about the dangers associated with possible overdosing and erroneous administration of benzocaine products highlights the value of one product that may be a safer dosing alternative for physicians and their patients HEALTHPOINT's EXACTACAIN(TM) (benzocaine 14%, butamben
2%, tetracaine hydrocholoride 2%) Spray Topical Anesthetic.
The company also expects to meet with the FDA in the third quarter to discuss a clinical development plan for Butamben
, a product that would be used in the management of pain in malignancy.
Some of the more common ingredients are benzocaine, dibucaine, lidocaine, pramoxine, and butamben
is a unique long acting formulation of a local anesthetic that is highly selective for pain.