Xylocaine 4% Injection

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Astra Zeneca

Composition for Xylocaine 4% Injection

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Primarily used for

Local Anaesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area), Arrhythmias
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Kidney
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₹15.75/Injection
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Xylocaine Injection

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Uses of Xylocaine Injection

Xylocaine 4% Injection is used for Local anaesthesia and arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Xylocaine Injection

Common

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

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How to use Xylocaine Injection

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

How Xylocaine Injection works

Xylocaine 4% injection works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

In Depth Information on Xylocaine Injection

Expert advice for Xylocaine 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Xylocaine 4% Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Xylocaine 4% 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Xylocaine 4% Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Xylocaine 4% Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Xylocaine 4% Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cordarone 150mg Injection 3ml, Duron 100mg Tablet, Beetal Tablet, Emgard 30mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Xylocaine 4% Injection

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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Substitutes for Xylocaine Injection

Xylo 4% Injection
Astra Zeneca
₹1.06/ml of Injection
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Lox 4% Injection
Neon Laboratories Ltd
₹1.13/ml of Injection
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