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Where can i buy the xylocaine (lidocaine) jelly?

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Dr. Mehul Desai
Pain Management 20 years experience
Pharmacy: Depends on the strength, weaker versions are over the counter.
Dr. Julian Goldman
Anesthesiology 37 years experience
Over the counter: Lidocaine gel (the generic form of xylocaine) is widely available in retail and online stores in the usa. It is an ingredient in products for treating sunburns, insect stings, and the like. The product label will usually caution against applying the gel to large areas of skin, broken skin, or mucous membranes. This is a precaution to avoid absorbing too much drug into the bloodstream.

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