Lidocaine (On The Skin)
Relieves the pain of a sore mouth or throat. Also used to relieve the pain caused by minor burns, sunburn, insect bites, and other medical problems.
Xylocaine, Burn Jel, Anestacon, Lida Mantle, Burnamycin, Corta-Cap Needle Ease, Topicaine, Burn-O-Jel
There may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:
You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to lidocaine or related medicines such as tetracaine or dibucaine.
How to Use This Medicine:
Liquid, Lotion, Ointment, Gel/Jelly, Spray
Your doctor will tell you how much to use and how often.
This medicine may cause trouble swallowing if used in the throat or the back of your mouth. Do not eat or drink for 60 minutes after using this medicine.
Do not apply to broken or scraped skin. Do not apply in or around the eyes.
Shake the spray well before each use.
If a dose is missed:
Use as soon as possible unless it is almost time for your next dose.
You should not use two doses at the same time.
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:
Store at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not freeze.
Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine:
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Severe itching or rash
Swelling of the skin or throat
Confusion, dizziness, or lightheadedness
Tremor or seizure
Blurred or double vision
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.