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1

You should NOT assume that all sore throats are ____.

related to the common cold

2

The mechanism of action for the local anesthetic ingredient BENZOCAINE used for sore throat is to block ____.

initiation and conduction of nerve impulses via Na+ ions

3

The mechanism of action for the local anesthetic ingredient MENTHOL PHENOL used for sore throat produces ____.

a cooling sensation for comfort

4

The mechanism of action for the local anesthetic ingredient DYCLONINE used for sore throat is to block ____.

impulses at peripheral nerve ending in skin and mucous membranes

5

The mechanism of action for the local anesthetic ingredient CETYLPYRIDINIUM CHLORIDE HEXYLRESORCINOL used for sore throat is ____.

antiseptic

6

_____ is a local anesthetic product that comes in lozenges, throat sprays, and oral disintegrating strips.

Chloraseptic

7

For patient counseling on using local anesthetics, tell your patient to avoid ____.

eating/drinking 1 hour after

(there is a possibility of choking due to throat numbness)

8

For patient counseling on using local anesthetics, tell your patient to avoid use in _____ years old.

children less than 2

(because of a choking hazard)

9

The local anesthetics ____ and ____ are category C for pregnant women.

benzocaine and dyclonine

10

Because the local anesthetics benzocaine and dyclonine are category C for pregnant women, what should you recommend in patient counseling?

menthol and phenol

11

What are the 5 local anesthetic products used for sore throat?

Cepacol®
Chloraseptic®
Halls®
Sucrets®
Vicks VapoDrops®