Medicine Overview of Numbex Cream
Uses of Prilocaine
Side effects of Prilocaine
Numbness, Slow heart rate, Cold, Decreased blood pressure, Increased blood pressure, Nausea, Sensation of warmth, Tingling sensation, Vomiting, Dizziness.
How to use Prilocaine
How Numbex Cream works
Uses of Lidocaine
Side effects of Lidocaine
Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Rash, Itching, Urticaria.
How to use Lidocaine
How Numbex Cream works
In Depth Information on Numbex Cream
Expert advice for Prilocaine
- Caution is to be exercised if you have any of the following conditions: glucose-6-phosphate deficiency, congenital or idiopathic methemoglobinemia (blood disorder in which an abnormal amount of methemoglobin, a form of hemoglobin is produced).
- Prilocaine cream is for topical use only. Do not apply near the eyes or on open wounds.
- Take precaution while using prilocaine as there is a possibility of temporary loss of sensation and muscle function.
- Avoid unintentional trauma or injury to the lips, tongue, cheek mucosa, or soft palate when these structures are anesthetized; postpone ingestion of food until normal function returns.
- The effect of prilocaine may increase for up to 3 hours under occlusive dressing and may persist for 1 to 2?hour even after removal of the cream.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as prilocaine may make you feel sleepy.
- Do not apply cream to larger areas or for longer times than those recommended.
Expert advice for Lidocaine
- 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.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.