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what is lidocaine used for?

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Dr. William Newton
19 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 rhythms.
Answered on Nov 25, 2016
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Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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Local anesthetic : Lidocaine is most commonly used as a local anesthetic to numb the skin or perform a nerve block. It can also be used to treat ventricular arrhythmias of the heart or used in combination with other drugs in general anesthesia.
Answered on Jul 22, 2016
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