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Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection is a local anesthetic. It is used during minor surgical procedures such as dental, oral, diagnostic, or other therapeutic procedures to anesthetize or numb the surgical area.

Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection must be administered by healthcare professionals. It blocks the pain signals to reach the brain by temporarily numbing the surgical area and helps to perform a painless procedure.

This medicine is generally safe with little or no side effects. However, it may cause injection site reactions, such as pain, swelling, and redness, in some people. These are usually mild and short-lived. If the numbness or other side effects persist at the injection site, consult your doctor without any delay.

Before using Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection, it is very important to tell your doctor if you have any underlying heart disease or are taking medicines for heart rhythm problems. Ask your doctor for advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, the medicine may cause dizziness. So avoid driving or operating heavy machinery while on medication.

Uses of Xylocaine Heavy Injection

  • Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)

Benefits of Xylocaine Heavy Injection

In Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)

Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection is a local anesthetic. It makes your skin numb. It works by blocking nerve signals in your body. It is generally very safe, works quite quickly, and will reduce the discomfort that might be caused by invasive medical procedures such as surgery, needle punctures, or insertion of a catheter or breathing tube.

Side effects of Xylocaine Heavy Injection

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 Heavy

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Xylocaine Heavy Injection

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

How Xylocaine Heavy Injection works

Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection is a local anesthetic. It works by blocking the transmission of pain signals from the nerves to the brain. This helps to decrease the sensation of pain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection is used to anesthetize or numb the surgical area during minor surgical procedures such as oral or dental.
  • It is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Minor injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness) may occur for 1-2 minutes after injection. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amide derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Xylocaine Heavy with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Art-X, Cardasol, Amione
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool
SERIOUS

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FAQs

Q. How long does the effect of Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection lasts?

The anesthetic effect of Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection starts acting rapidly. However, it has a very short duration of action of 10-20 minutes after intravenous injection and 60-90 minutes after intramuscular action. The quantity of medicine reduces into half (into the blood-stream) within 1.5 to 2 hours of taking it.

Q. Is Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection injection painful?

No, Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection injection does not cause pain except when it is given as spinal anesthesia. Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection usually relieves pain in conditions like neuropathic pain and pain occurring after surgery.

Q. Who should not be given Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection?

Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection should not be given to patients who are allergic to it, have decreased blood volume (hypovolemia), or complete heart block. If the solution also contains adrenaline, it should not be injected into a vein or used in areas such as fingers, toes, ears, nose or penis, as the blood supply to these areas may not be sufficient.

Q. Can Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection be abused?

No, abuse of Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection has not been observed yet. There are very rare reports of Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection injection causing any euphoric effect. However, Xylocaine Heavy 5% Injection may cause some psychotic reactions such as fear from death, doom anxiety, and delirium. These are short-lasting and generally disappear after the effect of injection is over.

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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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