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lidocaine jelly - mucous membrane, Xylocaine

GENERIC NAME: LIDOCAINE JELLY - MUCOUS MEMBRANE (LYE-doe-kane)

BRAND NAME(S): Xylocaine

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USES: This medication is used to prevent and control pain during certain medical procedures such as inserting a tube into the mouth, nose, throat, or urinary tract (e.g., endotracheal intubation, urinary catheterization). Lidocaine jelly is also used to numb and treat inflammation of the urinary tract (urethritis). Lidocaine is a topical anesthetic that numbs mucus membranes. It does not work to numb thicker skin.




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