Substitutes for XYLOCAINE
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Medicine Overview of XYLOCAINE GEL
Uses of XYLOCAINE GEL
Xylocaine 2% w/w gel is used for local anaesthesia and arrhythmias.
Side effects of XYLOCAINE GEL
Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Rash, Itching, Urticaria.
How to use XYLOCAINE 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 XYLOCAINE GEL works
Xylocaine 2% w/w gel works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.
In Depth Information on XYLOCAINE GEL
Expert advice for XYLOCAINE 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.
Special precautions for XYLOCAINE 2% W/W GEL
No interaction found
Xylocaine 2% w/w gel is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Xylocaine 2% w/w gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for XYLOCAINE 2% W/W 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.
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