Efficacy of diphenhydramine hydrochloride for local anesthesia before oral surgery.

W. J. Gallo, E. Ellis

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Abstract

The efficacy of diphenhydramine hydrochloride with epinephrine was tested against lidocaine with epinephrine in a double-blind study. Patients with allergic reactions to general local anesthetics were safely and effectively treated with diphenhydramine hydrochloride as an anesthetic alternative.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-266
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Dental Association (1939)
Volume115
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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