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Fact or Fiction: FDA approves cocaine nasal spray?

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Posted at 1:43 PM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 16:46:55-05

(KGTV) - Did the FDA just approve a new cocaine nasal spray?


The new cocaine hydrochloride nasal spray is called Numbrino.

It's approved for use as a local anesthetic and it's not the first of its kind.

In 2017, the FDA approved a cocaine spray called Goprelto. Like Nombrino, it's also intended for use as a painkiller during surgeries and procedures in the nasal cavities.