For over 100 years DENTSPLY International has been supporting dentists worldwide in their profession. DENTSPLY's trusted and comprehensive range of anesthetics enables dentists and hygienists to start every procedure right. At DENTSPLY we ensure quality at each step of the product’s journey from collection of active molecule till it reaches your office. Each cartridge is twice sterilized with sterilizing filter followed by autoclave method. Cartridges are then visually inspected with electronic laser for defects and impurities including but not limited to cracks, foreign particles, color and density et al. Each cartridge is Mylar pack labeled to restrain the individual pieces in case of a break thus avoiding any injuries. Each set of 10 cartridges is then blister packed to avoid breakage. Each cartridge is color coded as per industry standard ADA system, Citanest Forte 1:200,000 has a yellow color band. The box for Citanest® Forte also has the same yellow color for easy identification.
Typical onset duration of for Citanest Forte Dental is around 2 minutes during infiltration with average soft tissue anesthesia of approximately 2 1/4 hours. In case of inferior alveolar nerve block the onset duration is less than 3 minutes while soft tissue anesthesia lasts for 3 hours. Citanest Forte is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to local anesthetics. Citanest Forte should not be used in patients with congenital or idiopathic methemoglobinemia. Common precautions include aspiration prior to injection to help avoid intravascular injection. Local anesthetic solutions like Citanest Forte that contain a vasoconstrictor should be used cautiously especially in patients with impaired cardiovascular function or vascular disease.
Citanest Forte Dental is available in boxes of 50 cartridges of 1.8 ml with your local dealer. DENTSPLY part number for Citanest Forte DENTAL is 48816.
Please refer to the full prescribing information from DENTSPLY to know more about Citanest Forte 1:200,000 DENTAL.
PIL: 4% Citanest Forte DENTAL with epinephrine 1:200,000 (prilocaine HCl and epinephrine injection, USP)