Primarily used for

Anal fissure, Piles
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Medicine Overview of Nifecaine Cream

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Uses of Lidocaine Topical

Lidocaine Topical is used for anal fissure, piles, local anesthesia and mouth sores.
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Side effects of Lidocaine Topical

Common

Abnormal sensation, Application site swelling, Skin redness.

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How to use Lidocaine Topical

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 Nifecaine Cream works

Lidocaine topical 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.
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Uses of Nifedipine Topical

Nifedipine Topical is used in the treatment of anal fissure.
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How to use Nifedipine Topical

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 Nifecaine Cream works

Nifedipine topical works in anal fissure by blocking the action of calcium on blood vessels of anus. As a result, blood vessels are relaxed which allows fissure (tear) to heal and relieves pain.

In Depth Information on Nifecaine Cream

Expert advice for Lidocaine Topical

  • 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).

Expert advice for Nifedipine Topical

  • It is very common to have dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or a headache as a side effect.
  • To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens). 
  • Inform your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, fainting.
  • Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.
Warnings
Special precautions for Nifecaine Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nifecaine Cream 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.
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Lactation
Nifecaine Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk 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
Nifecaine Cream is probably safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nifecaine Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Nifecaine Cream should be used with caution in patients with
severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nifecaine Cream may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nifecaine Cream

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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Frequently asked questions for Nifedipine Topical

Q. Does nifedipine cause migraine/constipation/insomnia/bradycardia/cough/weight gain/urination/changes in heart rate?
Nifedipine topical may cause migraine, flushing, dizziness, nervousness, nausea, and vomiting. There is no evidence of nifedipine causing cough or weight changes. If you notice such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Q. Is nifedipine topical a nitrate/beta-blocker/ACE inhibitor/tocolytic?
No. Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker

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