Xylocard 2 % Infusion 50 Ml
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 effect?
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 use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
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.