Orthocaine
Orthocaine.png
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Methyl 3-amino-4-hydroxybenzoate
Other names
aminobenz
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
3-14-00-01477
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.007.845 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 208-627-3
KEGG
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C8H9NO3/c1-12-8(11)5-2-3-7(10)6(9)4-5/h2-4,10H,9H2,1H3
    Key: VNQABZCSYCTZMS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • COC(=O)C1=CC(N)=C(O)C=C1
Properties
C8H9NO3
Molar mass 167.16196
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Orthocaine is a local anesthetic. Developed in the 1890s, it was found to be of limited use due to its low solubility in water, but it has been used in powdered form to dust onto painful wounds.[1][2][3]

References

  1. ^ Walter Sneader (23 June 2005). Drug Discovery: A History. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 127–9. ISBN 978-0-471-89979-2.
  2. ^ Rajbir Singh (2002). Synthetic Drugs. Mittal Publications. pp. 167–8. ISBN 978-81-7099-831-0.
  3. ^ Stanley Alstead (22 October 2013). Poulsson's Text-Book of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Elsevier. pp. 104–5. ISBN 978-1-4832-2584-5.