lidocaine solution - mucous membrane (cont.)

PRECAUTIONS: Before using lidocaine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other local anesthetics such as bupivacaine or mepivacaine; or if you have other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as PABA), 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: heart problems, any infections or open wounds where the drug is to be administered, severe liver disease.Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive its side effects.Caution is advised when using this drug in children because they may be more sensitive its side effects.Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using this medication.This drug passes into breast milk. While there have been no reports of harm to nursing infants, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: seizures, trouble breathing, irregular heartbeat, unconsciousness.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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