For the prevention of pain associated with the following procedures:
• Puncture of the maxillary sinus and minor surgical
procedures in the nasal cavity, pharynx and epipharynx
• During the final stages of delivery and before episiotomy
and perineal suturing as supplementary pain control.
Introduction of instruments and catheters into the respiratory and digestive
• Provides surface anaesthesia for the oropharyngeal and tracheal
areas to reduce reflex activity, attenuate haemodynamic response and to
facilitate insertion of the tube or the passage of instruments during
endotracheal intubation, laryngoscopy, bronchoscopy and oesophagoscopy.
• Before injections, dental impressions, X-ray
photography, removal of calculus.