Adrenaline / Epinephrine1 is an alpha- and beta-adrenergic agonist. It relaxes muscles in your lungs and relieves spasm, wheezing, and shortness of breath that occurs during a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).
Uses of Methylparaben
Methylparaben is used in preservation of the medicinal products.
How to use Methylparaben
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
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.
Lignosure ADR Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Lignosure ADR Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lignosure ADR + Injection 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.
No information is available on the use of Lignosure ADR + Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Lignosure ADR + Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Lignosure ADR + Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lignosure ADR + Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Lignosure ADR + Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lignosure ADR + Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Lignosure ADR + Injection
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 19th Jul 2018.