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My sister was given lidocaine hydrochloride to rinse her mouth with. Should she swallow this medication.?

My sister was given lidocaine hydrochloride to rinse her mouth with.  Should she swallow this medication.?

No: She should spit this out after rinsing. It actually numbs the surface of the mucosa, so it wouldn't be great to swallow. ...Read more

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The dentist may use anesthetic such as 0.3ml lidocaine with 1:100, 000 epinephrine. Would this interact/ have problems with my heart or BP medication.

The dentist may use anesthetic such as 0.3ml lidocaine with 1:100, 000 epinephrine. Would this interact/ have problems with my heart or BP medication.

Little concern: Stress from the procedure, particularly if you were not numb, would cause your body to release more Epinephrine than what is in the local anesthetic.
That said I do try to error on the side of caution depending on the heart condition by not using the maximum dose(approximately 8 full injections) and breaking up multiple procedures over several appointments. ...Read more

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My Dr gave me Naproxen and Lidocaine 4 % to treat painful intercourse. Are those the right medication? I have bad endometriosis.

My Dr gave me Naproxen and Lidocaine 4 % to treat painful intercourse. Are those the right medication? I have bad endometriosis.

Article: This would need a more detailed answer and more information for someone to actually give you better advice than the md that knows you. Having said that. Think this article will help you
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/endometri/conditioninfo/pages/treatment.aspx

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I seem to have a VERY high tolerance to lidocaine. I have never done drugs. What could cause this?

I seem to have a VERY high tolerance to lidocaine. I have never done drugs. What could cause this?

Metabolism: We do not know exactly why, but some people metabolize substances much faster than others. It seems to have to do with the genetics of the enzyme systems in the liver in most cases. ...Read more

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Could lidocaine show on a drug test?

Could lidocaine show on a drug test?

No: Some people think because it has "caine" in it that it could show up as cocaine, but it is a completely different chemical with no overlap with any drugs of abuse. Test kits do not test for it, and confirmatory tests like gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy will determine exactly what it is if there is any question on the screening tests. ...Read more

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Will lidocaine patches 5% show up on a 12 panel drug test? And how long does it stay in your system?

Will lidocaine patches 5% show up on a 12 panel drug test? And how long does it stay in your system?

No: Lidocaine is not part of the 12 drug panel. You may consult this site for information on this topic.
https://www.anylabtestnow.com/tests/drug-test-12-panel-urine/
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What are the effects of zylocaine (lidocaine) in drug test?

What are the effects of zylocaine (lidocaine) in drug test?

None: There is no cross reactivity with tests for Cocaine in the commonly used screening tests for drugs, and xylocaine (lidocaine) or novacaine (or any other) will not show up. ...Read more

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Can lidocaine patch fail a drug test?

No: If Lidocaine is detected in your urine and you have a doctor's prescription for Lidoderm it should not be seen as an inconsistent result. ...Read more

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Could lidocaine show in your drug test as cocaine?

Could lidocaine show in your drug test as cocaine?

No: Lidocaine and Cocaine are different drugs, even though they share the "-caine" part in their names. Lidocaine does not cause a false positive for Cocaine on a drug test. ...Read more

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Would lidoderm lidocaine patch 5% show up in a 7 panel drug test?

No: The active ingredient in Lidoderm patch is Lidocaine which is a local anesthetic and not a controlled substance. So, it is not tested for in a drug screen. ...Read more

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Hi, I take 12 panel drug tests and I'm in a lot of back pain right now. I have a 5% 700mg Lidocaine patch, will I pop hot?

I dont think so: I don't know what 'pop hot' means. If you mean, get a positive result on the blood test, the answer is no. Lidocaine is not related to the drugs that they test for on drug testing. It's not addictive. It's not a psychoactive drug. ...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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Would lidoderm patches (lidocaine) show in a drug screen?

Probably not.: This is not one of the chemicals usually looked for in drug screens as it is not a narcotic. ...Read more

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Does flurbiprophen & lidocaine in a topical pain cream show positive on an employment drug screen?

Possibly: Some NSAIDs can give positive tests for THC on screening tests. Lidocaine will not show up as Cocaine or anything else. However, screening tests should be followed by more sophisticated confirmatory tests that will be able to detect the difference. If they are not doing those tests, they are not following usual procedure, and you need to ask them to get confirmation if you have a false positive. ...Read more

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Could you take the drug evista (raloxifene) and have lidocaine injected for surgery?

Could you take the drug evista (raloxifene) and have lidocaine injected for surgery?

Yes: Evista (raloxifene) is an oral estrogen receptor modulator and is used for prevention of bone loss in postmenopausal women while Lidocaine is a local anesthetic and thus it can safely be used in patients on evista (raloxifene). ...Read more

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Having a different local anaesthesia not a lidocaine family for tooth out, what's chances of anaphylaxis from the drug injection into my gum?

Having a different local anaesthesia not a lidocaine family for tooth out, what's chances of anaphylaxis from the drug injection into my gum?

Very Uncommon: Anaphylactic reactions to local anesthetic drugs are very uncommon. Ask your dentist for local anesthetic allergy testing before dental procedure. ...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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Will lumbar epidural shots containing lidocaine mylocaine and prilocaine with a local anesthetic show a false positive on a urine drug test?

Will lumbar epidural shots containing lidocaine mylocaine and prilocaine with a local anesthetic show a false positive on a urine drug test?

No: The drugs are not of the same chemical structure targeted by the test. But numerous claims of positive cocaine urine test after seeing a dentist or having epidural has been made in the past ...Read more

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Do lidocaine patches work?

Yes.: They work for a variety of cutaneous pain syndromes. ...Read more

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What is lidocaine used for?

Local anesthetic : Lidocaine is most commonly used as a local anesthetic to numb the skin or perform a nerve block.

It can also be used to treat ventricular arrhythmias of the heart or used in combination with other drugs in general anesthesia. ...Read more

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Where do I buy lidocaine tablet?

Not an oral med: Lidocaine is a local anesthetic that can be injected or given as a topical patch. It doesn't come in pill form. Some patients take oral mexiletine to control abnormal heart rhythms or to treat chronic pain. This medication is sometimes referred to as Lidocaine in pill form, though that's not strictly accurate. It is available only by Rx from your doctor. ...Read more

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Could lidocaine be taken orally?

Oral lidocaine : Should only be used under the supervision of a physician. It can be both cardio toxic and neurotoxic. ...Read more