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Maalox Mylanta Viscous Lidocaine Donnatal Anti Ulcer Agent
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 systemic anesthesia & individual response (as with most Rx single molecule tools) varies considerably. The 6 hours of ingestion is far 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 if largely reversible anesthetic (blocks nerve transmission) response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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?
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
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
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