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Maalox Mylanta Viscous Lidocaine Donnatal
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
Aluminum hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide is an antacid which is a kind of ...Read more
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?
Lidocaine: Viscose Lidocaine can be absorbed from the mouth directly. Can produce very dangerous effects. Babies depend on a high heart rates to pump the blood efficiently from the heart. Any slowing of the heart rate such as produced by Lidocaine can be very dangerous. The cumulative dose, if you repeat the application, is even more dangerous. ...Read more
Medical supply: Viscous Lidocaine is obtained from pharmacies or medical supply companies. I would be cautious of using lidocaine, which is a medication that has potential side effects and toxic effects if not used properly. Toxic levels of Lidocaine can cause seizures, heart arrhythmias, and even death. ...Read more
Prescription: It requires prescription.Get a more detailed answer ›
See your doctor: First make sure they are esophageal spasms and then get the medication from your doctor for that condition. Numbing your esophagus does not stop muscular spasm. ...Read more
Have viscous lidocaine for post tonsillectomy pain. 10 ml is prescribed per dose. Says not to mix w H20 and to spit out. Can I mix bc hard to gargle?
You can mix: It may not mix well but a small amount of water or maalox and gargle will work. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Maybe: A topical treatment like viscous lidocaine or any OTC product can provide temporary relief. Avoid spicy, and acidic foods. If if doesn't heal in 2weeks, or you get them often see a dentist or oral surgeon ...Read more
Same drug: Viscous Lidocaine contains 2% Lidocaine whereas regular Lidocaine is supplied in various concentrations depending on useage. Viscous form is for intra oral anesthesia topically and contains methyl paraben and propyl paraben and sodium carboxymethylcelluloae to adjust the viscosity. ...Read more
No: It would require a toxic or deadly dose. ...Read more
Possibly: Lidocaine treats throat pain temporarily and may be safely used long-term, but it is more important to determine the underlying cause of throat pain. Possible causes range from benign (cryptic tonsillitis, allergy and associated postnatal drainage, acid reflux) to more concerning ones, e g cancer. It is important to get this evaluated by an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Viscous Lidocaine does exist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: It is a numbing solution you can gargle and swallow ...Read more
Having blurry vision after gargling with 10 ml of viscous lidocaine 2%. Gargled and swallowed at 5pm and gargles and spit at 11pm. Toxicity?
Lidocaine anesthetic: Induces anesthesia & individual response (as with most Rx single molecule tools) varies considerably. The 6 hours of ingestion vastly longer than needed for full absorption. Why taking viscous lidocaine in the first place? Not a commonly used treatment strategy outside hospitals; for good reasons. The main toxicity: largely reversible anesthetic (blocks nerve transmission) response. ...Read more
Is it safe to gargle with viscous lidocaine 2% (10ml gargle) 5 days post-op after tonsillectomy? ENT did NOT prescribe. Urgent care clinic did.
Probably safe, but: I would follow up with your ENT so soon after having a procedure done if you are having problems. They should really be the ones to manage this. ...Read more
Find symptom's cause: Nausea may be GI-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems. Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Antacids just neutralize acid. ...Read more
Is liquid antacid like: Maalox, or Mylanta, better than antacid tablets like: Rolaids, or Tums (calcium carbonate)?
Maalox or mylanta: May work faster than rolaids or tums, (calcium carbonate)but other that little difference ...Read more