lidocaine

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lidocaine

[′līd·ə‚kān]
(organic chemistry)
C14H22N2O A crystalline compound, used as a local anesthetic. Also known as lignocaine.
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Mylan added that its Lidocaine Patch 5% is the generic version of Endo Pharmaceutical's Lidoderm.
which made the generic versions of Opana ER and Lidoderm.
Pharmaceutical company Actavis Inc (NYSE:ACT) reported on Monday that it has introduced the generic Lidoderm (lidocaine topical patch 5%) under an exclusive settlement agreement with Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc and Teikoku Seiyaku Co Ltd.
Because it is nonsystemic, Lidoderm has little risk of side effects or drug interactions.
According to its product labeling, Lidoderm should be used with caution in patients with severe hepatic disease and in those receiving antiarrhythmic or local anesthetic drugs.
In a double-blinded trial of 35 patients, the Lidoderm patch improved pain ratings over the vehicle patch after 2 hours of application, and did so without making the skin numb.
M2 PHARMA-September 17, 2013-Actavis Inc reports availibility of generic Lidoderm for post-shingles pain(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
The company added that its lidocaine topical patch 5% is the generic equivalent to Endo's Lidoderm.
RANK COST DRUG NAME 2003 2002 INCREASE * Oxycontin 1 1 15% Neurontin 2 3 12% Celebrex 3 2 12% Hydroco/Apap 4 5 12% Vioxx 5 4 6% Duragesic 6 6 14% Bextra 7 11 33% Carisoprodol 8 7 8% Ambien 9 9 14% Skelaxin 10 13 29% Lidoderm 11 22 12% Tizanidine 12 37 60% Cyclobenzapr 13 12 11% Tramadol Hcl 14 35 30% Actiq 15 32 55% Ultracet 16 19 23% Percocet 17 21 30% Ranitidine 18 27 26% Propo-N/Apap 19 14 -3% Effexor Xr 20 17 13% Naproxen 21 16 17% Topamax 22 24 22% Morphine Sul 23 29 -1% Zoloft 24 18 6% Wellbutrin 25 31 3% Sub-Total Top 25 12% * Change in the average prescription cost in the calendar year for claimants receiving the drug.
This growth was supported by the presence of five blockbuster pain drugs - OxyContin, Lyrica, Cymbalta, Celebrex and Lidoderm.
and several other drug companies violated antitrust laws by using pay-for-delay settlements to block consumers' access to lower-cost generic versions of Opana ER and Lidoderm.
In the July/August "Medical Progress" report, mention was made of a Lidoderm patch to relieve persistent pain after shingles.