After all the buzz in the past two years about a new type of carpule that also starts with an “O,” you may think you’ve seen this product before. In one sense it’s similar: it must be used in conjunction with your regular anesthetic instead of as an anesthesia alternative. What’s more exciting is that this just may change the way we prepare syringes for every single patient from now on.
Onset™ is the name of a new buffering agent created by Onpharma™ Inc. that will be available as soon as the final FDA review is complete. If you can answer yes to these questions, read on:
- Do you want to eliminate the sting that can be caused by the acidity of local anesthetic?
- Would you like to be able to give an injection and go to work immediately?
- Are you interested in a product that will help you get your patients profoundly numb, even when infection is present?
- What about tissue necrosis? Would you like to prevent it if possible?