lidocaine solution - mucous membrane
GENERIC NAME: LIDOCAINE SOLUTION - MUCOUS MEMBRANE (LYE-doe-kane)
USES: This medication is used to relieve pain and discomfort of certain mouth, nose, and throat problems. It is a topical anesthetic (amide-type) that numbs the mucous membranes (skin) of the mouth, nose, and throat.
HOW TO USE: This medication may be used as a spray by putting the solution into a special spray bottle (atomizer). It can also be applied directly to the affected area with a sterile applicator or swab. Discard applicator or swab after use.Do not swallow the medication unless directed to do so by your doctor.Do not drink water or any liquids after applying this medication to the mouth or throat and avoid eating any food for at least 1 hour. This medication will numb your tongue and affect swallowing. It is important not to eat or chew gum while your mouth is numb to prevent choking or biting your tongue.Do not increase your dose or use more often than prescribed without your doctor's approval.Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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