Xylo 2% Gel

Astra Zeneca

Composition for Xylo 2% Gel

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Primarily used for

Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area), Arrhythmias
30 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Xylo Gel


Uses of Xylo Gel

Xylo 2% Gel is used for local anesthesia and arrhythmias.

Side effects of Xylo Gel


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


How to use Xylo Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Xylo Gel works

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

In Depth Information on Xylo Gel

Expert advice for Xylo Gel

  • 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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Special precautions for Xylo 2% Gel
No interaction found
Xylo 2% Gel 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.
Xylo 2% Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Limit
ed human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Xylo 2% Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Xylo 2% Gel should be used with caution in patients with sev
ere kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Xylo 2% Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Xylo 2% Gel should be used with caution in patients with liv
er disease. Dose adjustment of Xylo 2% Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Xylo 2% Gel

Frequently asked questions for 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.

Substitutes for Xylo Gel

Xylox 2% Gel
Themis Medicare Ltd
₹1.24/gm of Gel
save 30%
Lignox 2% Gel
Indoco Remedies Ltd
₹1.36/gm of Gel
save 23%
Resocaine 2% Gel
Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
₹0.97/gm of Gel
save 46%
Anescaine 2% Gel
Vhb Life Sciences Inc
₹1.27/gm of Gel
save 29%
Lidfast 2% Jelly
Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹1.35/gm of Gel
save 24%
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