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How long before lidocaine starts to take effect?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Depends on route

Injected it takes only a minute or so.
Topically it takes 15 or more.

In brief: Depends on route

Injected it takes only a minute or so.
Topically it takes 15 or more.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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In brief: Depends

In the mouth, it can take from 1-10 minutes depending on where.

In brief: Depends

In the mouth, it can take from 1-10 minutes depending on where.
Dr. Anthony Silvestro
Dr. Anthony Silvestro
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