Adult: Per ml prep contains lidocaine HCl 20 mg and epinephrine 5 mcg. Dosage depends on several factors such as route, type and extent of surgical proc... View More
Halogenated inhalation anaesthetics; alpha- or beta-blocking agents; methyldopa, guanethidine; drugs with vasoconstrictor and pressor effects; antihyper... View More
Epilepsy, impaired cardiac conduction, CHF, DM, closed angle glaucoma, impaired liver function (if site of admin is likely to result in high blood level... View More
Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic which decreases permeability of sodium ions, blocking induction and conduction of nerve impulses. Combination with epin... View More
Child: 3 mth-12 yr: Per ml prep contains lidocaine HCl 20 mg and epinephrine 5 mcg. Dosage depends on several factors such as route, type and extent of ... View More
Mode of Action
Reconstitution: Can be diluted if necessary in glucose 5%, sodium chloride 0.9% and lactated Ringer's solution.
Local anesthesia, regional anesthesia, nerve blocks, epidural and caudal anaesthesia
Pregnancy Category Note
Severity of adverse effects in CNS and CVS are directly related to blood levels of lidocaine; the effects are more likely to occur after systemic admini... View More
Tachycardia, hypertension, cerebral arteriosclerosis, ischaemic heart disease, IV admin, anaesthetise digits or appendages, myasthenia gravis.