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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. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How to use xylocaine (lidocaine) gel for premature ejaculation?

How to use xylocaine (lidocaine) gel for premature ejaculation?

Wrong choice: Try other technics in consultation with your urologist or sex therapist. Xylocaine (lidocaine) is better for mucus membranes due to absorption properties. ...Read more

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Can I use xylocaine (lidocaine) or lignocaine to ounce vagina during first time intercourse to reduce pain?

You could: But, if you 2 take your time are easy with each other, you won't need lidocaine. Lidocaine probably won't penetrate deep enough into the skin to give total numbing effect anyway.

Lidocaine will also numb you and you won't have much sensation.

So, if the time is right between the 2 of you, the your first time should be great. ...Read more

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How does xylocaine (lidocaine) drug related to cardiovascular problem if injected in vessel?

How does xylocaine (lidocaine) drug related to cardiovascular problem if injected in vessel?

Heart: Too much of the drug injected into the bloodstream can have a toxic effect upon the heart itself. ...Read more

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Does injectable lidocaine/xylocaine require a prescription? The kind surgeons use for local anaesthesia? Is it illegal to possess?

Yes you need an RX: Lidocaine or Xylocaine (lidocaine) are prescription drugs that you need a prescription for and usually its not recommended to give to yourself. What condition are you treating or wanting to treat? ...Read more

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I have put xylocaine lidocaine jel 5% on my penis to stop PE. After two days I can't have hard erections. The tube of the jel was expired since 2013.

Topical Lidocaine: Do not worry about it being expired. Do not use Lidocaine for PE. Give it a couple of days to wear off and you should be back to normal, if not, then see your PCP. ...Read more

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It it reasonable for men to use xylocaine (lidocaine) gel instead of delay spray?

It it reasonable for men to use xylocaine (lidocaine) gel instead of delay spray?

Delay may be better: Both will act to delay climax, the idea being to allow one to perform longer (sorry for the pun). Lidocaine gel could potentially prevent orgasm and even anesthetize a women to the point of not enabling pleasre. I recommend a trial, you will be the best judge. ...Read more

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Can we use topical lidocaine (Xylocaine) spray for a small lesion in mouth, that cause pain upon eating?

Can we use topical lidocaine (Xylocaine) spray for a small lesion in mouth, that cause pain upon eating?

Of course: The most common agents used infra-orally is Ldocaine. If a lesion persists more than 7-10 days, see your dentist for examination ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Definition)

It is a common local anesthetic belonging to the 'amide' group of anesthetics. In dentistry, it is injected into the areas of the mouth to produce profound local ...Read more


Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more