Cetacaine can be applied directly to the site where pain control is required. Cetacaine is primarily used to control pain, ease discomfort and suppress the gag reflex. Cetacaine is indicated for use:
For the production of anesthesia of all accessible mucous membrane except the eyes
To control gagging (spray only)
To control pain at the site where it is applied
For surgical or endoscopic or other procedures in the ear, nose, mouth and esophagus
Cetacaine is available in spray, liquid, and gel forms.