- Basic Info
It causes loss of feeling in the skin or other tissues
What is this medicine?LIDOCAINE (LYE doe kane) is an anesthetic. It causes loss of feeling in the skin or other tissues. It is used to prevent and to treat pain from some procedures.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?This medicine is for injection into the affected area. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose?This does not apply.
What may interact with this medicine?Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
What should I watch for while using this medicine?Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
Be careful to avoid injury while the area is numb and you are not aware of pain.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):