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Lidocaine Mylanta Mixture Cause Constipation
No: Not a side effect of usual Lidocaine use. ...Read more
Aluminum hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide is an antacid which is a kind of ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with interstitial cystitis. Can a dsmo w/ lidocaine and sodium bicarbonate treatment cause constipation?
If you are suspected of having tear in esophagus, it it good idea to take liquid GI cocktail (Donnatal, Mylanta, Lidocane Viscus)?
Consult your GI doc: And esophageal tear is a very serious condition you should consult your primary doctor right the way ...Read more
Does swallowing liquid GI cocktail (Lidocane Viscus, Mylanta, Donnatal) coat the Esophagus? Does it obscure plain X-ray view of the Esophagus?
Is there any water insoluble component in Mylanta, Donnatal, (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) Viscous Lidocane? Is it harmful if someone with tear in the esophagus swallow them?
Esophageal tear: The term esophageal tear is used to indicate disruption in membrane integrity. It is not a rupture which would be complete tear though out the thickness of the esophageal wall through which particles may leak, during rupture you would be advised to not to take anything by mouth. So with tear it is safe to take these medicines and they are all water soluble. ...Read more
Minimal: There should be a negligible risk associated with swallowing the mixture, provided it is not an unusually large quantity. ...Read more
How much?: If just a tiny bit was consumed say a pea size amount nothing will happen but you may get a numb tongue or posterior pharynx (back of throat) for an hour or so. If the entire tube was taken I would see how many milligrams of lido/prilo were in the tube. Much of the medication would be broken-down in the stomach but you would absorb some. If you ate the entire tube I would go to the er. ...Read more
I have been using a lidocaine cream for an anal fissure. I haven't pooped in 3 days. Is the lidocaine causing my constipation?
NO, local only.: Doesn't have any systemic effectsGet a more detailed answer ›
Daughter is experiencing sore tongue, sore throat and gum swelling. She's been dx with strep and on omnicef x 7d. Has white lesions on the sides of her tongue and is refusing to eat b/c of it. She was called in lidociane mixture and not much help?
Started diherrea for 2 days, like Gastroenteritis, then after a 1 day break got mixture of constipation and diherrea for last 8 days...uninsured?
Trial of..: Sometimes after a viral stomach bug your gut flora gets thrown out of whack and we just need to rebalance it with something like Align or florastor which are now over the counter. If blood in stool or persistent fevers, see an MD, but otherwise should resolve with "probiotic" within a week. ...Read more
My 2 yo has had a mixture of large stools & constipation. Small amt of blood mixed w/mucus on the outside. Can fissure always be seen? I don't see it
Needs an examination: Fissures are not always seen and can often be appreciated on exam. The bleeding you described is certainly suggestive of bleeding from a fissure or even a small tear (trauma) from passing a hard stool. ...Read more
I get mucus quite a lot. I suffer with a mixture of I get mucus quite a lot. I suffer with a mixture of c and d, and sometimes if I'm constipated.
Question?: What is your question: unable to answer as is. PLease resubmit and also explain what a c and d mixture is. ...Read more
Very low probability: As with any drug, there is a therapeutic level and toxic level. For dental anesthetics there is a large difference in the amount of drug that is typically used for dental procedures and the toxic amount. If the anesthetic is inadvertently injected in an artery, there could be life threatening effects, but this is also extremely rare. ...Read more
Yes: Yes it is safe when used properly. I have prescribed topical Lidocaine for the relief of primary or episodic herpetic lesion pain. ...Read more
I read that IV lidocaine can be used for refractory status epileptus. I thought higher doses of IV local anesthetics caused seizures?
Will tennis elbow cause pain on the upper part of the forearm & also behind the elbow? I got a lidocaine injection, @first I was worse but felt better
No: No, the drugs are chemically distinct.Get a more detailed answer ›
Rare but possible: Lidocaine is one type of local anesthetic or "numbing medicine". It is used for numbing skin, in nerve blocks, and in epidurals. It should not be directly injected into a large nerve because the nerve could be damaged. This is why ultrasound is often used to place nerve blocks, so that the local anesthetic is injected near, not in, the nerve. ...Read more
Theoretically: Everything could. However, if you are asking about Lidocaine injected to induce local anesthesia, the swelling might be not only due to volume given but small bruise (hematoma) as well. Swelling can also be sign of inflammation or allergic reaction, with that broad question you might be better off discussing your specifics with the health professional. ...Read more
Took 3 teaspoons of regular strength Mylanta before bedtime. Woke up 6 hrs later with diahrrea. Can this dosage cause diahrrea? Thanks.
Can lidocaine be used without epinephrine? I have SVT & I need a tooth pulled. Epinephrine causes SVT to act up. Can I just have lidocaine used?
SVT and Lidocaine: Good question! Local anesthetics can be used without epinephrine (epi). The reasons epi is added to local anesthetics include, to increase their duration of action, decrease their absorption into the circulation and decrease bleeding. In dental procedures these are good things. SVT is a dangerous condition that can lead to a heart attack so avoiding stimulants such as epi is recommended. ...Read more
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
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
Had 2 lumbar punctures in the past for meningitis. My scalp & skin became very itchy after & wonder if the lidocaine injected could cause that?
Can gas cause 10/10 stabbing pressure pain in your belly, upper gastric & chest area area? Took 2 doses of mylanta & protonix (pantoprazole) and pain has calmed down to a 4/10 level but still pressure in ug & chest
Yes: If this happens regularly, please see your physician to rule out other conditions and give you medications to take regularly until your symptoms get better instead of just taking medications when you are symptomatic. Good luck! ...Read more
I have pain in my neck going down the back of right arm. Also my pointer finger feels numb, like when u get lidocaine for tooth ache. What causes this?
Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain, finger numbness, etc. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more