Xylo 2% Injection
Xylo 2% Injection can be used in dental and medical procedures. In dental, as an amide-type injectable local anaesthetic and topical local anaesthetic or as a patch: Production of mild topical anaesthesia of accessible mucous membranes of the mouth prior to superficial dental procedures.
Medically, it is a local anaesthetic and acute treatment of ventricular arrhythmias from myocardial infarction, cardiac manipulation, digitalis intoxication. It is also used as a topical local anaesthetic for providing relief od pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia.
Xylo 2% Injection is a drug of choice for ventricular ectopy, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation. It is also used for pulseless VT or VF preferably administer after defibrillation and epinephrine and to control of premature ventricular contractions, wide-complex PSVT.
Being 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 Xylo 2% Injection 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 Xylo 2% Injection inform your doctor if: you are allergic to any medicine, food, substances or ingredients contained within Xylo 2% Injection, 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.
The primary use of this medicine are as follows:
Is It safe with alcohol?No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Xylo 2% Injection 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?Xylo 2% Injection 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.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medicine is initiated within 45-90 seconds.
How long is the duration of effect?The duration of the effect of this medicine will remain for 10-20 minutes.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Xylo 2% Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
This medication acts as a local anaesthetic and antiarrhythmic that works by stabilising the neuronal membrane by blocking the voltage-gated sodium channels. This inhibits depolarization of the postsynaptic nerve that prevents the transmission of pain signals.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
- CYP3A3/4 enzyme substrate.
- Drugs which inhibit CYP3A3/4 may increase lidocaine blood levels.
- Protease inhibitors like amprenavir and ritonavir may increase lidocaine blood levels.
- Propranolol increases lidocaine blood levels.
Interaction with Disease
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