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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: They work for a variety of cutaneous pain syndromes.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Several uses: Most commonly for anesthesia of the skin or tissues to perform procedures. It is also use topically for pain control and also for abnormal heart rhyt ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Error: error
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is used for teething and dental issues.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
1.5 to 2 hours: Though the half-life of Lidocaine is 1.5 to 2 hours, the clinical effectiveness of Lidocaine is usually much shorter (around 30 - 45 minutes).
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Anesthetic: Lidocaine is a very useful anesthetic usually injected for the performance of local surgery and can also be infused for the control of heart rhythm di ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Do not try it on : Your own.The safety and effectiveness of Lidocaine depend on proper dosage, correct technique, adequate precautions, and readiness for emergencies.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Lidocaine taken by injection or in high dosed via topical ( ointment) can rise to dangerous blood levels if the dose isn't calculated. The Lidocaine w ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
Time: There is no reversal agent for lidocaine, so you must wait for it to wear off, usually in less than 60-90 minutes.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: One may develop allergy at any time to almost any thing.

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