The effects of systemic procaine, lidocaine and dimethocaine on nociception in mice.


1. Different local anesthetics were tested for analgesic activity in three antinociceptive models, the acetic acid-induced abdominal constriction, tail-flick and hot plate tests in the mouse. 2. In the abdominal constriction test, subcutaneous, SC, injection of lidocaine (10, 20 or 30 mg/kg) and dimethocaine (5, 10 or 20 mg/kg) induced dose-dependent… (More)