- What is lidocaine injection?
- Is lidocaine injection available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for lidocaine injection?
- Why is lidocaine injection prescribed to patients?
- What are the side effects of lidocaine injection?
- What is the dosage for lidocaine injection?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with lidocaine injection?
- Is lidocaine injection safe to take during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about lidocaine injection?
What is lidocaine injection?
Lidocaine is an antiarrhythmic agent (affects heart rhythm) as well as a local anesthetic (amide type).
Is lidocaine injection available as a generic drug?
Do I need a prescription for lidocaine injection?
Why is lidocaine injection prescribed to patients?
Lidocaine is prescribed for local or regional anesthesia (loss of sensation) during surgical procedures as well as for control of ventricular arrhythmias associated with heart attack or cardiac surgery.
What are the side effects of lidocaine injection?
Side effects vary by dose and site of administration. The most common adverse reactions include:
Additional side effects include:
Rare, but serious side effects include:
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