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Is xylocaine (lidocaine) oral solution good for a toothache?

Temporally: Minimally effective and temporally due to wash out by saliva. Try to see dentist for addressing underlining problem.

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Where can I buy the xylocaine (lidocaine) jelly?

Where can I buy the xylocaine (lidocaine) jelly?

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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How do I use topical xylocaine (lidocaine) for coital pain?

How do I use topical xylocaine (lidocaine) for coital pain?

Coital pain: First get checked by the gyn (could be anatomical). Secondly both you and your partner should see a sex therapist - it may be technique etc...) trying to use creams and topicals right off the bat is not a god idea - as you will develop the habit and require this all the time.

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What are some lotions that contain lidocaine or xylocaine?

Compounds: Compounded lotions. It is also available as a patch and viscous solution.

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Is there a lidocaine/xylocaine viscous in 5%?

I know: There is 5 percent lidocaine cream commonly used in hospitals, but believe prescription only

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Please let me know any cream/ointment contains lidocaine/xylocaine?

Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine): Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) topical cream: Lidocaine and prilocaine. It is used on normal skin to prevent pain before certain procedures such as inserting a needle, skin grafts, or skin laser surgery. In dentistry intraorally is used off label.

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Do they make the lidocaine/xylocaine viscous in 5%?

No, I use: Lidocaine ointment 5% because I don't think the 2% is strong enough, they also make Lidocaine 4% solution

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Does adrenaline and xylocaine (lidocaine) fall in category b?

Does adrenaline and xylocaine (lidocaine) fall in category b?

Epidural test dose: Some question context may be missing... A small dose of xylocaine (lidocaine) with adrenaline (epinephrine) is used to test for proper epidural catheter placement. Very little of this test dose gets to the mothers blood streem or the baby. Many anesthesiologist choose not to use this combo for testing epidural catheter placement for other reasons, though.

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Why does the drug xylocaine (lidocaine) sometimes contain epinephrine?

Why does the drug xylocaine (lidocaine) sometimes contain epinephrine?

Long action: Epinephrine will allow using higher dose of xylocaine (lidocaine) and so will work longer time. Also it will cause spasm in blood vessels and this will limit bleeding.

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What is the definition or description of: xylocaine (lidocaine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: xylocaine (lidocaine) allergy?

Local anes. Allergy: An allergy or allergic reaction to the local anesthetic lidocaine. There are 2 basic types of local anesthetic. Lidocaine is a member of the amide family of local anesthetics. True allergy vs side effects to the amide family of local anesthetics is rare.

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How, why use xylocaine (lidocaine) gel on penis?

How, why use xylocaine (lidocaine) gel on penis?

Xylocaine (lidocaine) on penis: Occasionally used by men (with a condom) as a treatment for premature ejaculation. It is recommended that it always be used with a condom since exposure to a partner will "desensitize" him/her as well and they may have difficulty in achieving climax.

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What can I expect when getting injected with lidocaine (xylocaine) from the dentist?

Pinch then pressure: Local anesthetics like Lidocaine when injected will produce a prick (unless they swab the area with topical anesthetic first) then burning or lot of pressure when the local is injected. You may feel a. Shock sensation if he/ she gets close to a nerve.

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What is the difference between aneshtetic benzocaine, lidocaine, prilocaine, and xylocaine creams?

What is the difference between aneshtetic benzocaine, lidocaine, prilocaine, and xylocaine creams?

Similar: All of these are topical anesthetics, meaning that they can be applied directly to skin or mucous membranes to treat minor pain such as teething or scrapes, or itching from poison ivy or insect bites. Xylocaine is the same thing as lidocaine. All can be toxic if used in excessive doses. Special care must be taken if any of these are used for small children. Some types are by prescription only.

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What's the difference between topical aneshtetic creams like benzocaine, lidocaine, prilocaine, and xylocaine?

What's the difference between topical aneshtetic creams like benzocaine, lidocaine, prilocaine, and xylocaine?

Similar: All of these are topical anesthetics, meaning that they can be applied directly to skin or mucous membranes to treat minor pain such as teething or scrapes, or itching from poison ivy or insect bites. Xylocaine is the same thing as lidocaine. All can be toxic if used in excessive doses. Special care must be taken if any of these are used for small children. Some types are by prescription only.

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Please advise what is the difference between anesthetic benzocaine, lidocaine, prilocaine, and xylocaine creams?

Normally the: Difference in different local anesthetics is duration of action and possibly cardiac toxicity. But an important difference between prilocaine and Benzocaine and lidocaine/Xylocaine is the first two are esters and have a much greater chance of an allergic reaction than the amide.

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What's the difference between the different anesthetic creams like benzocaine, lidocaine, prilocaine, and xylocaine?

What's the difference between the different anesthetic creams like benzocaine, lidocaine, prilocaine, and xylocaine?

Similar: All of these are topical anesthetics, meaning that they can be applied directly to skin or mucous membranes to treat minor pain such as teething or scrapes, or itching from poison ivy or insect bites. Xylocaine is the same thing as lidocaine. All can be toxic if used in excessive doses. Special care must be taken if any of these are used for small children. Some types are by prescription only.

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