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Doctor insights on: Lidocaine Epinephrine Tetracaine Topical Gel

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Adrenaline (Definition)

Adrenalin(e) / Epinephrine is the hormone produced by the adrenal medulla that speeds and strengths the heart, dilates the airways, and shifts blood flow to the muscles. Often this is in response ...Read more


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Where can you get 6% lidocaine 20% benzocaine 4% tetracaine?

Where can you get 6% lidocaine 20% benzocaine 4% tetracaine?

BLT Cream: You do not need a prescription to buy this product. It’s usually sold in Walgreens, Savons, CVCs. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the purpose of giving epinephrine with lidocaine for anesthesia?

Please help! what is the purpose of giving epinephrine with lidocaine for anesthesia?

Epi and anesthesia: Epinephrine causes blood vessels to constrict and alps the anesthetic to stay in the area longer to increase duration of the effect. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the side effects of lidocaine with epinephrine as dental anaesthetic?

Side effects: Potentially serious: feeling anxious, shaky, dizzy, restless, or depressed; drowsiness, vomiting, ringing in your ears, blurred vision; confusion, twitching, seizure (convulsions); fast heart rate, rapid breathing, feeling hot or cold; weak or shallow breathing, slow heart rate, weak pulse; or feeling like you might pass out. Less serious mild bruising, swelling numbness mild dizziness and nausea. ...Read more

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Wondering if it's illegal to buy/own lidocaine epinephrine injection vial if you're not a doctor?

Lidocaine possession: Lidocaine is a medication that only a physician can prescribe. It is my understanding that possessing it without an appropriate prescription from a medical doctor is in violation of most state statutes. You should check with your local law enforcement officials. ...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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Dr. Tia Tortoriello
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Epinephrine (Definition)

Epinephrine is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more


Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Pontocaine (Definition)

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