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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As stated above, fluid management also involves managing infiltration, lidocaine and epinephrine levels, and hypothermia.
Oral viscous lidocaine solution is not approved to treat teething pain.
17%), resulting in tinnitus and dizziness from partial lidocaine entry into the circulation.
Although the net effect of lidocaine in patients with myocardial disease is unpredictable, and it is not seen as an effective drug in treating TdP, there have been several case reports where IV lidocaine was successfully used in treatment of patients with TdP.
The mechanism of action of lidocaine in the scar is a matter of conjecture.
Historically, a lubricating gel with 2% lidocaine used as an intra-urethral anesthetic has been a standard of care in men undergoing rigid cystoscopy; however, with introduction of the flexible cystoscope, the need for intra-urethral anesthesia in men has been questioned (Birch et al.
EMLA showed improved performance in controlled studies over simple lidocaine formulas.
Malamed compared pain control achieved when using 4% articaine and 2% lidocaine in patients for simple and complex dental procedures [Malamed et al.
A few studies have examined the influences of lidocaine as a diluent on pharmacokinetics of IM penicillins or cephalosporins in human and none showed any changes in pharmacokinetic parameters of these antibiotics when mixed with lidocaine.
Important precautions When used correctly (up to three patches for up to 12 hours daily, then remove them for 12 hours) the lidocaine patch should reduce symptoms without excessive loss of sensation in the treated area.