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Lidocaine/prilocaine (On the skin)

Lidocaine (LYE-doe-kane), Prilocaine (PRIL-oh-kane)

Relieves pain. It is used on the skin or in the genital area to cause numbness or loss of feeling before certain medical procedures. This medicine is a topical anesthetic.

Brand Name(s):

DermacinRx Cinlone-I CPI, DermacinRx Prizopak, EMLA, IV Infusion CPI, Lidopril, Lidopril XR, Livixil Pak, Medolor Pak, Prilolid, Relador Pak, Relador Pak Plus, Venipuncture CPI

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to lidocaine, prilocaine, or other similar anesthetics such as bupivacaine, mepivacaine, or dibucaine.

How to Use This Medicine:

Cream, Thin Sheet

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

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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