DentiPatch (lidocaine transoral delivery system)Company: Noven Pharmaceuticals
Approval Status: Approved May 1996
Treatment for: pain from oral injections, soft tissue dental procedures
Areas: Dental / Dentistry
DentiPatch has been approved as a dental anesthetic patch for the prevention of pain from oral injections and soft-tissue dental procedures. The DentiPatch system is a small adhesive strip that contains lidocaine, the most frequently used anesthetic in dentistry.
Clinical trials have demonstrated that the transoral patch effectively numbs the area covered by the patch in about two minutes, and remains effective for up to 45 minutes. DentiPatch was proven to be safe, with negligible systemic absorption of the anesthetic.
DentiPatch Drug Information
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