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Themicaine 2 % Injection


Overview

Themicaine Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Themicaine Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Themicaine Injection works

Themicaine 2 % Injection is a local anesthetic. It works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain to decrease the sensation of pain.

Themicaine Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Themicaine 2 % Injection 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
Themicaine 2 % Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Themicaine 2 % Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Themicaine 2 % Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Themicaine 2 % Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Themicaine 2 % Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Themicaine 2 % Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Themicaine 2 % Injection
Lignox Adr 2% Injection
Indoco Remedies Ltd
₹1.13/ml of Injection
14% costlier
₹1.02/ml of Injection
3% costlier
Lignox 2L Injection
Indoco Remedies Ltd
₹1.07/ml of Injection
7% costlier
Lidfast 2% Injection
Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹31.85/Injection
3096% costlier
Xynova 2% Injection
Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1/ml of Injection
same price

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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Themicaine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise, Poplol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
MODERATE
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis
MINOR
Brand(s): Femo
MINOR
Brand(s): Lafter, Lafudac
MINOR

Patient Concerns

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I have Heal pain problem since last three years. Treatment from many orthopedic surgeon but no relief from it. Take two injections, 1) local anesthesia, 2) steroid. Please guide me to do further treatment.Attached x ray n USG
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
USG findings suggest Retro-calcaneal bursitis Please avoid wearing foot wear which rub of touch on the affected area Do Hot Fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Flotrip-plus thrice daily and Tab Tendocare twice daily for 5 days
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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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