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Lignocaine 4% Cream

Manufacturer: Astra Zeneca
Medicine composition: Lidocaine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Lignocaine 4% Cream is a local anesthetic. It is used topically on the skin to reduce itchiness and skin conditions such as insect bites, eczema and burns. It is also used to cure hemorrhoids and problems of the genital/anal regions. This medication functions by reducing pain, redness and swelling. The viscous variant is used for dental treatment.

On using Lignocaine 4% Cream you may experience certain side effects such as a burning or stinging sensation, dizziness, drowsiness, changing body temperatures, blurred vision or a pounding/ringing in your ears. Severe reactions include depression, numbness and vomiting. Should your reactions continue and become worse over time contact your doctor right away.

Before using Lignocaine 4% Cream inform your doctor if: you are allergic to any medicine, food, substances or ingredients contained within Lignocaine 4% Cream, you have diabetes, liver/ stomach problems and infections.

Take the dosage recommended by your doctor for your condition. This topical medication comes as a gel, spray, cream, lotion and skin patch. Apply on the affected area of the skin after cleaning and drying it well. It is usually recommended to use about 2-3 times a day.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Anesthesiologist before using this medicine.

piles

, local anaesthesia and

In addition to its intended effect, Lignocaine 4% Cream may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Abnormal sensation

Application site swelling

Skin redness.

Is It safe with alcohol?

No interaction found

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Xynova endo 200mg lozenges is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Xynova endo 200mg lozenges is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.

Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.

Does this affect kidney function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Does this affect liver function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Lignocaine 4% Cream is a local anaesthetic and antiarrhythmic that works by stabilising the neuronal membrane by blocking the voltage gated sodium channels. This inhibits depolarisation of the postsynaptic nerve that prevents transmission of pain signals.
What are you using Lignocaine 4% Cream for?
Other
local anaesthesia and
piles
How much was the improvement?
Poor
Excellent
Average
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within a day
Within 6 hours
More than 2 days
Within 2 hours
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Once a day
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
With or without food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Application site swelling
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Lignocaine hydrochloride gel can we use during the sex in vajaina, we are newly married couple. Please tell me. YES OR NO.

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No. Do visit dentist and get the problem fix, pain is not the issue, issue is underneath that, so find the problem and get it fix.

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