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Xylocaine 5% Ointment

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SALT COMPOSITION
Salt Synonyms
Lignocaine
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Product introduction

Xylocaine 5% Ointment is a local anesthetic used to temporarily numb certain areas of the body. It is used as an anesthetic lubricant to insert instruments in the human body for medical procedures (e.g., catheters). It is also used for the treatment of symptoms of painful inflammation of the urethra and bladder.

The most common side effects of this medicine include redness, rash, burning, and itching at the site of application. These are usually mild and short-lived. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects persist or worry you.

Before using it, tell your doctor if you have liver disease or are taking medicines for heart rhythm problems. Although medicines used on the skin are not normally affected by other medicines you should let your doctor know if you are taking any other medicines to be safe. Ask your healthcare team for advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Xylocaine Ointment

  • Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)

Benefits of Xylocaine Ointment

In Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)

Xylocaine 5% Ointment is a local anesthetic. It makes the oral skin numb. It can be used to relieve pain, irritation, or itching caused by a wide variety of conditions. It is generally very safe, works quite quickly, and will reduce the discomfort that might be caused by mouth ulcers, a small cosmetic or other surgical procedure.

It is also used in procedures requiring the insertion of a tube into your mouth, which can otherwise be uncomfortable and even painful. Lidocaine can be applied to the surface of the tube before it is inserted. This will both lubricate the tube and give an anesthetic effect, making the procedure more comfortable.

Side effects of Xylocaine Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Xylocaine

  • Allergic reaction
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Xylocaine Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment.

How Xylocaine Ointment works

Xylocaine 5% Ointment is a local anesthetic. It works on the skin by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain. This numbs the area and decreases pain sensation.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Xylocaine 5% Ointment is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Xylocaine 5% Ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Xylocaine 5% Ointment is prescribed to relieve itching and pain caused by scrapes, burns, rashes, bites and eczema.
  • Apply it over the affected area with a clean fingertip, three to four times a day or as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not apply it to broken or infected areas of skin, face, eyes or eyelids unless instructed to by your doctor.
  • Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and nose. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2-4 weeks of treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amide derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
Local anaesthetic (Amides)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Xylocaine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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Dr. Shyam Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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FAQs

Q. What is Xylocaine 5% Ointment used for?

Xylocaine 5% Ointment is usually applied by a healthcare professional to the area being treated or to the medical equipment as part of a medical procedure. It helps to numb the area and reduces the discomfort associated with the insertion of medical instruments such as needles or catheters. It also helps to reduce the pain and inflammation in conditions such as heamorrhoids (piles) and anal fissures.

Q. How long does it take for Xylocaine 5% Ointment to work?

Xylocaine 5% Ointment is applied at the start of a medical procedure and takes 3-5 minutes for the numbing effect to occur.

Q. Is Xylocaine 5% Ointment toxic?

If Xylocaine 5% Ointment is used under the supervision of a doctor or as directed by your doctor, it is generally safe to use. However, using more than what is recommended may lead to a number of serious health issues such as numbness of mouth and throat if swallowed. This can lead to difficulty swallowing and even choking.

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References

  1. Catterall WA, Mackie K. Local Anesthetics. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 572-73.
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Name: Zydus Cadila
Address: Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: March, 2025

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