Tetracaine Hydrochloride BP 1% w/w.
25 g of a smooth white oil in water cream for topical application.
Anethaine Cream gives prompt temporary relief from itching and stinging in insect bites, stings and nettle rash.
Route of administration:
Anethaine is applied topically to the affected area.
Smooth Anethaine onto affected area. Repeat as needed. Two or three times daily
Not suitable for infants under three years of age. Do not apply to broken skin.
Do not get Anethaine into the eyes.
For external use only.
The packaging will contain the following warnings:
If irritation or inflammation persists, stop using Anethaine and seek medical advice. Keep Anethaine out of the reach of children. Not for prolonged use. Cetostearyl alcohol may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis). Bergamot Oil may increase sensitivity to UV light (natural and artificial sunlight).
No restrictions necessary.
Tetracaine is a potent local anaesthetic of the ester type which is used for surface and spinal anaesthesia.
Tetracaine is absorbed through mucous membranes and damaged skin. It is hydrolysed by plasma esterases to p-aminobenzoic acid and other metabolites, which are excreted mainly by the kidney.
Macrogol cetostearyl ether Ph. Eur.
Cetostearyl Alcohol BP Diethylene Glycol Monostearate HSE Liquid Paraffin BP Glycerol BP
Bergamot Oil 34869 HSE Purified Water BP
6.4. Special precautions for storage
Do not store above 25°C
Internally lacquered aluminium, blind end tubes closed with a polyolefin cap in a cardboard outer. Pack size 25g.
Torbet Laboratories Limited
14D Wendover Road
Rackheath Industrial Estate
5th April 2002