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LIDFAST 2% INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 31.25 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for LIDFAST

Lidocaine(2%)

food interaction for LIDFAST

alcohol interaction for LIDFAST

pregnancy interaction for LIDFAST

lactation interaction for LIDFAST

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lidfast 2% injection at a fixed time.
Avoid Lidfast 2% injection with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lidfast 2% injection 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Lidfast 2% injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LIDFAST

Lidocaine(2%)

Uses

Lidfast 2% injection is used for local anaesthesia (numb tissues in a specific area) and arrhythmias (abnormal heart beat).

How it works

Lidfast 2% injection works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

Common side effects

Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Rash, Itching, Urticaria

SUBSTITUTES for LIDFAST

19 Substitutes
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  • XYLOCAINE 2% INJECTION
    (30 ML injection in vial)
    Astra Zeneca
    Rs. 1.15/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 34.50
    save 96% more per ML of injection
  • LIGNOX ADR 2% INJECTION
    (30 ML injection in vial)
    Indoco Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 0.90/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 27
    save 97% more per ML of injection
  • LOX 2% INJECTION
    (30 ML injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1.08/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 32.50
    save 97% more per ML of injection
  • XYLOCAINE ADRENALINE 2% INJECTION
    (30 ML injection in vial)
    Astra Zeneca
    Rs. 1.02/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 30.70
    save 97% more per ML of injection
  • XYLOCAINE 2% INJECTION
    (10 ML injection in vial)
    Astra Zeneca
    Rs. 3.36/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 33.58
    save 89% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for LIDFAST

  • Do not use more quantity of lidocaine than recommended as this may culminate into excessive absorption of drug causing serious side effects, such as fits.
  • Do not use this medicine in case of open wounds or damaged areas (especially in mouth) as this may result into excessive absorption of active ingredient.
  • Do not give this medicine to children under the age of 12 years.
  • Do not apply more frequently than every 3 hours.
  • Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medicines.
  • Consult your doctor before taking lignocaine if you are pregnant or lactating.

Frequently asked questions for LIDFAST

Lidocaine

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 30 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)