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Dr. John Landi
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Xylocaine (Overview)

Xylocaine is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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Where can I buy the xylocaine (lidocaine) jelly?

Where can I buy the xylocaine (lidocaine) jelly?

Over the counter: Lidocaine gel (the generic form of xylocaine) is widely available in retail and online stores in the usa. It is an ingredient in products for treating sunburns, insect stings, and the like. The product label will usually caution against applying the gel to large areas of skin, broken skin, or mucous membranes. This is a precaution to avoid absorbing too much drug into the bloodstream. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Xylocaine (Overview)

Xylocaine is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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How, why use xylocaine (lidocaine) gel on penis?

How, why use xylocaine (lidocaine) gel on penis?

Xylocaine (lidocaine) on penis: Occasionally used by men (with a condom) as a treatment for premature ejaculation. It is recommended that it always be used with a condom since exposure to a partner will "desensitize" him/her as well and they may have difficulty in achieving climax. ...Read more

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I have a true, tested allergy to xylocaine (lidocaine). I've used carbocaine ok for years. Could I develop an allergy to it as well? I need some major dental work and I always worry that I will have a reaction.

I have a true, tested allergy to xylocaine (lidocaine). I've used carbocaine ok for years. Could I develop an allergy to it as well? I need some major dental work and I always worry that I will have a reaction.

Local Anes Allergy: It is always possible to develop an allergy but the likelihood is extremely small. I have never personally heard or seen a patient allergic to Carbocaine. You can always discuss this with an Allergist and be tested first by small subcutaneous injection prior to procedure. ...Read more

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Where can I buy the xylocaine (lidocaine) jelly?

Over the counter: Lidocaine gel (the generic form of xylocaine) is widely available in retail and online stores in the usa. It is an ingredient in products for treating sunburns, insect stings, and the like. The product label will usually caution against applying the gel to large areas of skin, broken skin, or mucous membranes. This is a precaution to avoid absorbing too much drug into the bloodstream. ...Read more

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How do I use topical xylocaine (lidocaine) for coital pain?

How do I use topical xylocaine (lidocaine) for coital pain?

Coital pain: First get checked by the gyn (could be anatomical). Secondly both you and your partner should see a sex therapist - it may be technique etc...) trying to use creams and topicals right off the bat is not a god idea - as you will develop the habit and require this all the time. ...Read more

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What are some lotions that contain lidocaine or xylocaine?

Compounds: Compounded lotions. It is also available as a patch and viscous solution. ...Read more

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Is xylocaine (lidocaine) oral solution good for a toothache?

Temporally: Minimally effective and temporally due to wash out by saliva. Try to see dentist for addressing underlining problem. ...Read more

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Please let me know any cream/ointment contains lidocaine/xylocaine?

Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine): Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) topical cream: Lidocaine and prilocaine. It is used on normal skin to prevent pain before certain procedures such as inserting a needle, skin grafts, or skin laser surgery. In dentistry intraorally is used off label. ...Read more

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Is there a lidocaine/xylocaine viscous in 5%?

I know: There is 5 percent lidocaine cream commonly used in hospitals, but believe prescription only ...Read more

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Do they make the lidocaine/xylocaine viscous in 5%?

No, I use: Lidocaine ointment 5% because I don't think the 2% is strong enough, they also make Lidocaine 4% solution ...Read more

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Does adrenaline and xylocaine (lidocaine) fall in category b?

Does adrenaline and xylocaine (lidocaine) fall in category b?

Epidural test dose: Some question context may be missing... A small dose of xylocaine (lidocaine) with adrenaline (epinephrine) is used to test for proper epidural catheter placement. Very little of this test dose gets to the mothers blood streem or the baby. Many anesthesiologist choose not to use this combo for testing epidural catheter placement for other reasons, though. ...Read more

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Why does the drug xylocaine (lidocaine) sometimes contain epinephrine?

Why does the drug xylocaine (lidocaine) sometimes contain epinephrine?

Long action: Epinephrine will allow using higher dose of xylocaine (lidocaine) and so will work longer time. Also it will cause spasm in blood vessels and this will limit bleeding. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: xylocaine (lidocaine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: xylocaine (lidocaine) allergy?

Local anes. Allergy: An allergy or allergic reaction to the local anesthetic lidocaine. There are 2 basic types of local anesthetic. Lidocaine is a member of the amide family of local anesthetics. True allergy vs side effects to the amide family of local anesthetics is rare. ...Read more

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What can I expect when getting injected with lidocaine (xylocaine) from the dentist?

Pinch then pressure: Local anesthetics like Lidocaine when injected will produce a prick (unless they swab the area with topical anesthetic first) then burning or lot of pressure when the local is injected. You may feel a. Shock sensation if he/ she gets close to a nerve. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Definition)

It is a common local anesthetic belonging to the 'amide' group of anesthetics. In dentistry, it is injected into the areas of the mouth to produce profound local ...Read more