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What is the closest lidocaine hydrochloride medication sold over the counter. My husband is out of his prescription and we can't see Dr. for a month?
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
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.
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
My Dr gave me Naproxen and Lidocaine 4 % to treat painful intercourse. Are those the right medication? I have bad endometriosis.
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
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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
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
Will lidocaine patches 5% show up on a 12 panel drug test? And how long does it stay in your system?
Lidocaine is not part of the 12 drug panel. You may consult this site for information on this topic.
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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
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
Topical: If you meant a drug test: no. ...Read more
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?
Drug test: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
HI, I had Radiesse (dermal fillers) injected mixed with lidocaine around april 14th-15, andin junewe get drug tested at work, will these injection effect the test?
No: Neither the filler nor the lidocaine will affect your drug test results. ...Read more
Having a different local anaesthesia not a lidocaine family for tooth out, what's chances of anaphylaxis from the drug injection into my gum?
Heart: Too much of the drug injected into the bloodstream can have a toxic effect upon the heart itself. ...Read more
Will lumbar epidural shots containing lidocaine mylocaine and prilocaine with a local anesthetic show a false positive on a urine drug test?
Can having sp. Injections w/ lidocaine, Depo-Provera medrol, (methylprednisolone) isovue contrast dye affect a drug urinalysis?
No: This will not affect drug screens.Get a more detailed answer ›
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