Home > Medical > Pain > Local anaesthetics Local anaesthetics All sections in Pain » About Pain » Different Painkilling Drugs » Epidurals » FAQs » Health Tips » Local Anaesthetics » Pain News » Opiods » Pain in Children » Post-operative Pain Relief » Real-life Story What are local anaesthetics? Local anaesthetics are pain killers that act locally, by blocking nerve conduction. Side-effects of local anaesthetics Serious side-effects are rare and shouldn't happen if local anaesthetics are administered correctly. Examples of local anaesthetics Examples include procaine, bupivacaine and lignocaine. Start A Health24 blog » Ask Osteopath » Quiz Are you depressed? » Assess Cancer - are you at risk? » 7 warning signs you should not ignore 6 pains you shouldn't ignore load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.