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Unicain 2% Injection

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Composition for Unicain 2% Injection

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Primary uses of Unicain 2% Injection

Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area), Arrhythmias
MRP
19.5
30 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Unicain Injection

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Uses of Unicain Injection

Unicain 2% Injection is used for local anesthesia and arrhythmias.
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Unicain Injection side effects

Common

Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Rash, Itching, Urticaria.

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How to use Unicain Injection

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

How Unicain Injection works

Unicain 2% Injection works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

In Depth Information on Unicain Injection

Expert advice for Unicain Injection

  • 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.
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Unicain Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Unicain Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Unicain 2% Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Unicain 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
Unicain 2% Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Unicain 2% Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Unicain 2% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Unicain 2% Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Unicain 2% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Unicain Injection

Frequently asked questions about Lidocaine

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Unicain with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Unicain with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Unicain with Amiodarone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron, Cordarone, Amipace
Unicain with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Unicain with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Unicain with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Unicain with Roxatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane, Zorpex, Roximol, Roxaryl
Unicain with Cimetidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak, Cimetiget, Tymidin, Ulciban, Tagasec
Unicain with Lafutidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid, Histolaf, Lafjoy, Lafadin, Futaden
Unicain with Nizatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Nizatidine: Axid
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Substitutes for Unicain Injection

Lignox Adr 2% Injection
Indoco Remedies Ltd
₹1.07/ml of Injection
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₹0.93/ml of Injection
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₹1.02/ml of Injection
57% costlier
₹8.6/ml of Injection
1223% costlier
Lidfast 2% Injection
Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹31.85/Injection
4800% costlier
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