Lignocad 2% w/w Gel

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Lignocad 2% w/w Gel

Primarily used for

Anal fissure, Piles, Local Anaesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)
40.95
30 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Lignocad Gel

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Uses of Lignocad Gel

Lignocad 2% w/w Gel is used for Anal fissure, Piles, Local anaesthesia and Mouth Sores.
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Side effects of Lignocad Gel

Common

Abnormal sensation, Application site swelling, Skin redness.

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How to use Lignocad Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Lignocad Gel works

Lignocad 2% w/w gel 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.

In Depth Information on Lignocad Gel

Expert advice for Lignocad Gel

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Lignocad 2% w/w Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lignocad 2% w/w Gel 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Lignocad 2% w/w Gel is safe to use during lactation. Human
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Certain areas of your body will be numb for about 2-4 hours after having this medicine. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Lignoca
d 2% w/w Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lignocad 2% w/w Gel

Frequently asked questions for 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 Lignocad Gel

Lox -2% Jelly
Neon Laboratories Ltd
₹1.28/gm of Gel
save 6%
X-Cain 2% Jelly
Galpha Laboratories Ltd
₹1.3/gm of Gel
save 4%
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