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Gesicain Ointment

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Composition for Gesicain Ointment

Primary uses of Gesicain Ointment

Anal fissure, Piles, Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)
MRP
29.76
₹2.98/Ointment
10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Gesicain Ointment

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Uses of Gesicain Ointment

Gesicain Ointment is used for anal fissure, piles, local anesthesia and mouth sores.
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Gesicain Ointment side effects

Common

Abnormal sensation, Application site swelling, Skin redness.

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How to use Gesicain Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Gesicain Ointment works

Gesicain Ointment is a local anesthetic. It works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain to decrease 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.

In Depth Information on Gesicain Ointment

Expert advice for Gesicain Ointment

  • 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).
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Gesicain Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Gesicain Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Gesicain Ointment is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Gesicain Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Frequently asked questions about Gesicain Ointment

Frequently asked questions about 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.
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Substitutes for Gesicain Ointment

Zylo Ointment
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Xylo Ointment
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save 27%
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LOX 5% Ointment
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LOX 5% Ointment
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