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Lignocaine 4 % Cream

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Overview

Lignocaine Cream side effects

Common
  • Allergic reaction
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Lignocaine Cream

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 apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Lignocaine Cream works

Lignocaine 4 % Cream is a local anesthetic. It works on the skin by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain. This numbs the area and decreases pain sensation.

Lignocaine Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lignocaine 4 % Cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Lignocaine 4 % Cream 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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

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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References
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