Primarily used for

Anal Fissure, local anaesthesia, piles
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Substitutes for VIVETA

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of VIVETA CREAM

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Uses of Lidocaine Topical

Lidocaine Topical is used for anal fissure, piles, local anaesthesia 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 VIVETA 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 Tetracaine Topical

Tetracaine Topical is used for local anaesthesia.
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Side effects of Tetracaine Topical

Common

Increased sensitivity to light, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Skin irritation, Dry skin, Skin inflammation, Warm sensation.

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How to use Tetracaine 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 VIVETA CREAM works

Tetracaine topical works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

In Depth Information on VIVETA 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 Tetracaine Topical

  • Do not use tetracaine eye drops for long duration without consulting your eye specialist as it may damage your cornea and severely affect your eyesight. 
  • Take precautions to protect your numb eye from dust and bacterial contamination.
  • Remove your contact lenses prior to the administration of the tetracaine eye drops. 
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after instillation of tetracaine eye drops unless vision is clear.
  • Do not use large amounts of tetracaine topical formulation, or cover treated skin areas with a bandage or plastic wrap without medical advice. 
  • Do not apply on skin that is cut or irritated. 
  • Follow your doctor’s advice regarding use of tetracaine creams in children.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to tetracaine, other local anesthetics or any of its ingredients.
  • Patients being treated with sulphonamides or being treated for bacterial infections, diabetes
  • Patients having deep puncture wounds, raw or blistered skin, severe burn or abrasion in the area used for numbing.
  • It sholud not give to premature babies.
Warnings
Special precautions for VIVETA CREAM
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Viveta 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
SAFE
Viveta cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for VIVETA 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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