U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Houma, LA
A 24-year-old male asked:

Can lidocaine used during nasal scope to look at vocal chords cause cardiac side effects? is it safe for someone with brugada syndrome?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Edwin Perez
Anesthesiology 20 years experience
Lidocaine: It does have cardiac effects but it is dose based. For nasal scope they wont need too much of it so you should be fine. If your overly concerned inquire about chloroprocaine.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jan 11, 2020

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.