How long does lidocaine last for?

1.5 to 2 hours. Though the half-life of Lidocaine is 1.5 to 2 hours, the clinical effectiveness of Lidocaine is usually much shorter (around 30 - 45 minutes).
30 min to 2 hours. 30 minutes or so for plain lidocaine, and up to 2 hours or so for Lidocaine with Epinephrine in it.

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How long does lidocaine last in the bladder for pain?

3-4 hra. It depends the route but injectible Lidocaine usually lasts 3-4 hours and topical less topical patch more. Read more...
Call your urologist. There are many factors: concentration of lidocaine, ph and amount of urine in the bladder, absorption qualities of your bladder, presence of inflammation in the bladder. There are no exact time can be given. Read more...

How long does lidocaine usually last?

1/2 to 1 1/2 hours. Depending on where the Lidocaine is placed, the relative blood flow and the ph level of the tissues can affect how long Lidocaine lasts. It may be necessary to mix Lidocaine with other agents such as Epinephrine which help keep the Lidocaine in the tissue. Mixing it with long acting agents such as Marcaine can also lengthen the time that Lidocaine lasts. Read more...

For how long does lidocaine usually last for?

It depnds. Duration of local anesthetics depend on many variables, but here is a verbatim note about lidocaine/epi from lexi drugs: "onset of action: peak effect: ~5 minutes duration: ~2 hours; dose and anesthetic procedure dependent". Read more...

Arthrogram on my shoulder about 4 hours ago. How long does the lidocaine last, what to do?

Depends on agent. If you received Lidocaine alone only an hour so I do not think you received that. Lidocaine with Epinephrine would last 2-3 hours you may have received that drug. If they used Marcaine the duration can go as long as 8 -20 hours. Best to ask the doctor in all likelihood it will wear off in the next few hours then supportive medication should be fine look at what was written in your post care plan. Read more...
Less than one day. The effects of lidocaine last less than one day, but usually enough for a patient to get one better night's sleep. I usually also use Celestone (betamethasone) for longer relief of inflammation. I advise my patients not to have physical therapy, strenuous activity or exercise on the day of an arthrogram. Patients can go back to their regular activity the next day. Read more...