food interaction for DOLOCAINE
alcohol interaction for DOLOCAINE
pregnancy interaction for DOLOCAINE
lactation interaction for DOLOCAINE
medicine interaction for DOLOCAINE
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION FOR DOLOCAINE
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES FOR DOLOCAINE
- ASTHESIA CREAM(5 GM cream in tube)Unichem Laboratories LtdRs. 30/GM of creamRs. 150pay 9% more per GM of cream
Expert advice FOR DOLOCAINE
- Caution is to be exercised if you have any of the following conditions: glucose-6-phosphate deficiency, congenital or idiopathic methemoglobinemia (blood disorder in which an abnormal amount of methemoglobin, a form of hemoglobin is produced).
- Prilocaine cream is for topical use only. Do not apply near the eyes or on open wounds.
- Take precaution while using prilocaine as there is a possibility of temporary loss of sensation and muscle function.
- Avoid unintentional trauma or injury to the lips, tongue, cheek mucosa, or soft palate when these structures are anesthetized; postpone ingestion of food until normal function returns.
- The effect of prilocaine may increase for up to 3 hours under occlusive dressing and may persist for 1 to 2?hour even after removal of the cream.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as prilocaine may make you feel sleepy.
- Do not apply cream to larger areas or for longer times than those recommended.
Frequently asked questions FOR DOLOCAINE
Q. Is prilocaine an amide or ester?
Prilocaine is an amide
Q. What is prilocaine used to treat?
Prilocaine is used as a local anesthetic during superficial minor surgery and medical procedures
Q. Does prilocaine have epinephrine?
No, Prilocaine does not have epinephrine
Q. Is prilocaine stronger than lidocaine?
Prilocaine is similar to lidocaine but does not cause vasodilation and has lower CNS toxicity.
Q. Are lidocaine, lignocaine, and xylocaine the same things?
Yes. These are all the other names for an amide type local anesthetic, lidocaine. Lidocaine acts by stopping the sensation of pain by acting on peripheral nerves in the body. It is generally available as topical gel formulation however injections are also available
Q. Is lidocaine an opiate/ narcotic/ steroid drug/ omega 3/ nitrates/ cholesterol/ contain codeine/ sulpha?
No. Lidocaine (Lox) is an amide type local anesthetic used to relieve pain topically or by an injection. It is not an opiate narcotic, steroid, omega 3, nitrates, and cholesterol. It does not contain codeine or sulpha
Q. Is lidocaine and Lox2 safe?
Lidocaine (also available as Lox2) is safe for usage when applied topically as instructed by a doctor. Lidocaine in injectable formulation must not be self-medicated. Always follow the doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Is lidocaine a controlled substance / addictive?
No. Lidocaine is not controlled substance or addictive
Q. Is lidocaine available over the counter?
No. It is categorized as schedule H drug in India and it is available only by prescription given by your docto
Q. Is Lox (lidocaine) safe to eat?
No. Lidocaine should never be taken by mouth
Q. Does lignocaine cause swelling/ drowsiness/ makes you high/ weight gain/ kill sperm?
Lignocaine is not known to cause swelling/ drowsiness/ makes you high/ weight gain/ kill sperm. However, if you experience such side effects consult your doctor
Q. Can I take Advil/ ibuprofen/paracetamol/ Tylenol/ Vicodin/ Nyquil with lidocaine?
Lignocaine can be taken with above mentioned drugs. Consult your doctor regarding its use.