Lignocaine Gel 2% 15GM
This medication is used to prevent and relieve pain during certain medical procedures (such as inserting a tube into the urinary tract). It is also used to numb the lining of the mouth, throat, or nose before certain medical procedures (such as intubation). Lidocaine jelly is also used to relieve pain caused by swelling of the urinary tract (urethritis). It works by numbing certain areas of the body that are moist. Lidocaine belongs to a class of drugs known as local anaesthetics.
Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
Irritation where lidocaine gel is used.
Change in color of skin.
Before using lidocaine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other anesthetics (such as bupivacaine, prilocaine); or to PABA; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: cuts/sores/bleeding in the area where this drug will be applied, heart problems (such as slow/irregular heartbeat, heart block), kidney disease, liver disease, a certain blood disorder (methemoglobinemia).
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy or cause vision problems if you are using too much of it or are very sensitive to its effects. See Side Effects section. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness or clear vision until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis).
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
Children may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially drowsiness and dizziness.
How do I store
Do not freeze.
Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
Talk with your doctor before you use other drugs or products on your skin.
Do not use lidocaine gel for longer than you were told by your doctor.
Do not scratch or rub the skin while it is numb. Do not let it get very hot or very cold.
Do not put on cuts, scrapes, or damaged skin unless the doctor tells you to.
Avoid use of heat sources (such as sunlamps, tanning beds, heating pads, electric blankets, heat lamps, saunas, hot tubs, heated waterbeds). Avoid long, hot baths or sunbathing. Your temperature may rise and cause too much drug to pass into your body.
This medicine may cause harm if swallowed. If lidocaine gel is swallowed, call a doctor or poison control center right away.
Different brands of lidocaine gel may be for use in different ages of children. Talk with the doctor before giving lidocaine gel to a child.
Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
If you are 65 or older, use lidocaine gel with care. You could have more side effects.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan on getting pregnant, or are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks to you and the baby.
Product Name: Lignocaine Gel 2% 15gm
Product Form: Gel
Pack Size: 15gm
Marketed By: Lahore Chemical & Pharmaceutical Works (Pvt) Ltd
Generic Category: Local Anesthetic