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Lidocaine (By injection)

Lidocaine (LYE-doe-kane)

Causes numbness or loss of feeling in an area of your body. Given before and during surgery, childbirth, or dental work. Also treats emergency heart rhythm problems.

Brand Name(s):

Accucaine, Active Injection Kit BLM-1, Active Injection Kit DL, Active Injection Kit DLM, Active Injection Kit KL-3, Active Injection Kit Ket-L, Active Injection Kit Ketmarc-L, Active Injection Kit L, Active Injection Kit LM-2, Active Injection Kit LM-Dep-1, Active Injection Kit LM-Dep-2, BL Injection Kit, Betalido, Curity Amniocentesis Tray, Dexlido

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to lidocaine or other types of local anesthetic (numbing medicine).

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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