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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to relieve knee pain due to meniscus tears and hip problems? Tried ice and lidocaine patches but not really helping. Also had full dose of tablets
Very safe and: commonly used for both as a first-line agent for some neuropathic pain disorders, or as a second-line agent in combination with an anticonvulsant medication. Some clinicians advocate the use of baclofen, ketoprofen, diclofenac in the management of musculoskeletal pain problems and disorders. ...Read more
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It really depends..: Depending on where the shot is given--i.e. Given IV during a heart-attack rescue, this only last minutes. Given in the muscle--can last up to an hour or two. Given in a joint, may last several hours. A typical shot of Lidocaine does not do much once is "spread-out" in the body. So, it is a simple question, but answering it is not so simple. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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