Lidocaine || Local anesthesia

Lidocaine || Local anesthesia



Active Ingredient lidocaine spray :


It is a strong, fast-acting local anesthetic that penetrates well into tissues to numb an area of the body and help reduce pain. It works by blocking nerves from sending pain signals.

Why To Use

Its common uses are as follows:

Relieves pain, burning, and itching associated with hemorrhoids, sunburn, and other mild skin problems when applied topically.

Reducing pain and discomfort Medical examinations in which devices are inserted through the throat, such as a breathing tube, or into the urethra, such as a catheter.

Giving an epidural injection of lidocaine at birth.
The use of the drug by injection is specifically for the treatment of insufficiency
Arrhythmia after a heart attack or during heart surgery.

Surface anesthesia of the eye during ocular procedures.

How to eat:

Intravenous injection.
Intravenous infusion.
Epidural injection.
topical cream;
topical ointment;
Topical spray.
topical lotion
Topical solution for the mouth and throat.
topical gel;
Eye gel.
Anal cream.
Anal gel.
transdermal patches.

pharmacological form

Lidocaine || Local anesthesia


lidocaine can be used topically to give relief from local pain and or itching due to: mild burns and sunburns – insect bites – sore nipples and abrasions – pruritis ani and vulvae. – anal fissures and hemorrhoids. Proctoscopy and sigmoidoscopy. – stomatitis .- herpetic lesions .


Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully.

They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet

apply a thin film to the affected area up to 3 to 4 times daily as needed .

Effective time:

Eye Gel: 5-30 minutes.

Warnings when taking lidocaine

During pregnancy:
There is no evidence of the dangers of topical preparations to the fetus, and when epidural medicine is given by birth, it can cross the placenta, so the fetal heart rate should be monitored continuously.

In general, it is recommended to consult a doctor before using it during pregnancy.

Hazard grade: B

Breast feeding:
The medicine passes into breast milk and may affect the baby. A doctor should be consulted.
Babies and Babies
It is not recommended for use under the age of two years, except on the advice of a doctor.
A big probability for appearance of side effects. it is possible that the given dose will be reduced.

Alternatives to Lidocaine
Substitutes with the same active substance or another active substance with the same therapeutic effect

  1. Xylocaine
  2. Farco Caine
  3. Lignocaine


Indications for use of Lidocaine:

Local anesthetic for pain before dental operations.
Analgesic before medical examinations and x-rays.
Analgesic for pain before sewing in childbirth.
Pain reliever before ear and throat operations.
Soothing the pain associated with nerve pain.
Pain relief before removing lime deposits.
Pain relief as a result of skin irritation.

Dosage and method of use:

The usual dose for adults: up to 20 sprays per day, as a maximum.
The number of sprays is determined according to the pain, and the effectiveness of the anesthetic begins within 2-5 minutes.

Contraindications to the use of Lidocaine:

In case of hypersensitivity to any component of the spray.

side effects :

Nausea, vomiting, coldness of the drug site, headache, tremors in the body, low blood pressure, slow heartbeat, drowsiness.

Pregnancy and lactation:

The safety of using the spray during pregnancy and lactation has not been proven, so you should consult your doctor before use.

Lidocaine is used in the following cases:

To numb a specific area of the body to help relieve pain that may result from medical procedures such as surgery, needles, or the insertion of a catheter or breathing tube.

For the treatment of ventricular tachycardia, which may be a sign of a possible heart attack, especially after acute myocardial infarction or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, in this case, we use injections of lidocaine.

It is used without permission (Off-label) to treat children who have had a cardiac arrest.

What are the contraindications of Lidocaine H-C-L 1% Ampoule?
You should not take this medicine if you have:

Hypersensitivity to lidocaine injection or hypersensitivity to any of the components of this drug.
Stokes-Adams syndrome, which is a sudden slow heartbeat that causes weakness in your body.
congestive heart failure;
cardiogenic shock;
Intraventricular heart block.
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a sudden increase in the heart rate that causes fainting.
Acute heart block.

What is the dosage of Lidocaine H-C-L 1% Ampoule and how to use it?
The initial dose of anesthesia in adults depends on:

Depth of anesthesia required.
blood flow to the area
Duration required for anesthesia.
The patient’s health condition.

Dosage for adults and children over 12 years old

The appropriate dose for anesthesia, the maximum dose is 4.5 mg/kg.
The appropriate dose for the treatment of arrhythmias is the initial dose intravenously or intraosseous (injected into the bone) of 1 to 1.5 mg/kg.

How to use Ampoule

Lidocaine is given as an injection into a vein and this requires that it be given in a hospital or clinic setting.
While you are given the injection, your breathing, blood pressure, oxygen levels, and other vital signs such as temperature will be monitored so that if the temperature rises more than normal, the drug is stopped to avoid malignant hyperthermia.
If you are treating your arrhythmia, you will be given intravenous lidocaine, and your heart rate will be constantly monitored with an electrocardiogram. This will help your doctor determine how long to treat you with lidocaine injection.
When used as a local anesthetic, lidocaine is injected directly through the skin to numb the body.

Storage and preservation:

Store in a closed container in a cool, dry place, out of the reach of children


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