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ESCOT 0.5%/0.3% CREAM

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Composition for ESCOT

Lidocaine Topical(0.5%),Nifedipine Topical(0.3%)

food interaction for ESCOT

alcohol interaction for ESCOT

pregnancy interaction for ESCOT

lactation interaction for ESCOT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Escot 0.5%/0.3% cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Escot 0.5%/0.3% cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ESCOT

Lidocaine Topical(0.5%)

Uses

Lidocaine Topical is used for piles, local anaesthesia (numb tissues in a specific area) and mouth sores (ulcers).

How it works

Lidocaine Topical works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain. Lidocaine belongs to a class of medications called as local anesthetics. It works by stopping the sensation of pain by acting on peripheral nerves in the body.

Common side effects

Abnormal sensation, Application site swelling, Skin redness
Nifedipine Topical(0.3%)

Uses

Nifedipine Topical is used in the treatment of anal fissure.

How it works

Nifedipine Topical works in anal fissure by blocking the action of calcium on blood vessels of anus. As a result, blood vessels are relaxed which allows fissure (tear) to heal and relieves pain.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Nervousness, Allergic reaction, Itching, Dizziness, Headache, Lightheadedness

SUBSTITUTES for ESCOT

No substitutes found

Top Anesthesiologists

  • Dr. Pankaj Surange
    MBBS
    5
  • Dr. Yogita Pilate
    4.4
  • Dr. Surinder Saini
    MBBS, MD, Fellowship
    4.3
  • Dr. Dinesh Kumar Singla
    MBBS
  • Dr. Anutam Rai
    MBBS, MD

Expert advice for ESCOT

  • Avoid using higher quantity of lidocaine than recommended as this can cause serious side effects.
  • Do not apply lidocaine on open wounds or damaged areas (especially in mouth).
  • Consult your doctor before using lidocaine in children < 12 years age. 
  • Tell your doctor if you experience irritation or if any infection appears at the site of application.
  • Lidocaine is only meant to be applied on the affected area and should not be consumed orally or instilled into eyes.
  • In case of accidental direct contact with your eyes, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek medical attention if any irritation persists.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to lidocaine hydrochloride, tetracaine, any other local anesthetics or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not use if you have porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder that severely affects skin and other organs).

Frequently asked questions for ESCOT

Lidocaine Topical

Q.Are lidocaine, lignocaine, and xylocaine the same things?
Yes. These are all the other names local anesthetic, lidocaine. Lidocaine acts by stopping the sensation of pain by acting on peripheral nerves in the body

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. 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 if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q.Is lidocaine available over the counter?
No. It is available only by prescription given by your doctor.

Nifedipine Topical

Q.Is nifedipine topical a nitrate/beta-blocker/ACE inhibitor/tocolytic?
No. Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker

Q.Does nifedipine cause migraine/constipation/insomnia/bradycardia/cough/weight gain/urination/changes in heart rate?
Nifedipine topical may cause migraine, flushing, dizziness, nervousness, nausea, and vomiting. There is no evidence of nifedipine causing cough or weight changes. If you notice such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 November, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)