An aromatic solution of benzene, styrene, and halogenic di-ethyl ether. Can be injected into the spinal chord in cases of surgery where the patient can not be fully anesthatized or for relief of joint pain. Octantin acts by binding to nerves and constricting the walls of the large blood vessels. Octantin anasthesia takes a few hours to wear off and may cause dizziness or weakness.
There really is no downside to octantin anasthesia except that it can linger in the spine for several days after application.