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Oxethazaine is a topical anesthetic used to reduce pain and itching caused by minor skin irritations. It is available in a variety of forms, including creams, ointments, and lotions. It works by blocking nerve signals in the skin, which reduces the sensation of pain and itching.
Common side effects of oxethazaine include burning, stinging, redness, and irritation at the site of application. Rare side effects may include hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Brand names associated with oxethazaine include Lanacane, Lanacort, Lanacream, Lanaderm, and Lanacort-A.
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