A member asked:

Do topical creams for local pain relief (compound cream with lidocaine,gabapentin,naproxen,baclofen,ethoxyl, versapren) interact with medications taken orally (methocarbamol and meloxiclam)?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Of topical drugs can be absorbed in the systemic circulation. The larger the skin area on which they are used and the quantity applied may result in higher systemic concentration and possibly adding to systemic toxicity.

Answered Nov 20, 2019



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