Anescaine 2 % Gel 30 Gm
Lidocaine is a local anesthetic agent which is used to cause numbness in a particular area. It is used topically to treat piles and mouth sores.
How does the drug work ?
Lidocaine acts by blocking the painful impulses through the nerves supplying the brain. Thus, it alleviates pain.
What are the common side effects ?The side effects commonly seen in the users of lidocaine are redness and swelling at the site of application and an abnormal sensation.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• Inform the doctor if a previous allergic reaction was experienced with any of the ingredients of the Anescaine.
• Individuals who have had a heart attack in the past two weeks should not use Anescaine medicine.
• Anescaine medication should be used with caution in the patients with kidney or heart diseases, blockage of the digestive tract, and history of stomach surgery.
• Do not stop taking Anescaine abruptly, as it may worsen the its side effects.
• Do not take Anescaine while using antibiotics, antifungal, antidepressant, and HIV drugs.
• Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use the Anescaine with caution under a physician’s supervision.
• Elderly people should not use Anescaine.
1. Are lidocaine, lignocaine, and xylocaine same? Yes. These are all the other names of local anesthetic, lidocaine.
2. Is lidocaine an opioid drug? No. Lidocaine is an amide-type local anesthetic used to relieve pain.
3. Is lidocaine available over-the-counter? No. It is available only as a prescription medication.
4. Is lidocaine safe in children? Lidocaine, when used along with choline salicylate, is unsafe for children as it may lead to a fatal syndrome known as Reye’s syndrome.
5. Is lidocaine addictive? Lidocaine, when taken in the prescribed dose, is not addictive or habit forming.