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Lidocaine Jelly
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Drug Name:

Lidocaine Jelly Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Lidocaine HCl 2%; aqueous.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Lidocaine Jelly:

Anesthesia in procedures of urethra, painful urethritis. Anesthesic lubricant for endotracheal intubation.

Adults and Children:

See literature.

Warnings/Precautions:

Sepsis. Traumatized mucosa. Severe shock. Heart block. Monitor for familial malignant hyperthermia (eg, tachycardia, tachypnea). Avoid eyes. Do not eat for 1 hour after oral application. Children, elderly, debilitated, acutely ill: reduce dose. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

Lidocaine Ointment

Pharmacological Class:

Topical anesthetic.

Adverse Reactions:

CNS effects (eg, dizziness, visual disturbances, tremor, respiratory depression), bradycardia, hypotension.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Xylocaine.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.

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