Xylocaine Injection

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Xylocaine Information

Xylocaine is a prescription medicine that is available as a Solution,Injection. Local Anesthesia are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Xylocaine have also been mentioned below.

The optimal dosage of Xylocaine is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Common side effects of Xylocaine include Skin redness. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Xylocaine can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Xylocaine are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Xylocaine has a Mild effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Xylocaine's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Xylocaine related warnings section.

Xylocaine is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Heart Failure, Liver Disease are examples of such conditions. The section on Xylocaine contraindications lists all such conditions.

Besides this, Xylocaine may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Xylocaine, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Xylocaine Benefits & Uses

Xylocaine is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Xylocaine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Arrhythmia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Arrhythmia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Xylocaine Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Xylocaine safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can consume [medicine]. Though Xylocaine Injection has mild side effects when taken during pregnany

    Mild
  • Is the use of Xylocaine safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Xylocaine Injection for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Xylocaine on the Kidneys?


    Xylocaine Injection rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Xylocaine on the Liver?


    Side effects of Xylocaine Injection rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Xylocaine on the Heart?


    Xylocaine Injection has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Xylocaine with Other Drugs

Xylocaine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Xylocaine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Xylocaine unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Xylocaine

  • Is this Xylocaine habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Xylocaine is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Xylocaine. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Xylocaine only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Xylocaine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Xylocaine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Xylocaine


    Taking Xylocaine with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Xylocaine


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Xylocaine and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Xylocaine

Question about 5 years ago

Is Xylocaine Injection safe for children?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

According to an FDA warning published in 2014, a 2% solution of Xylocaine Injection should not be used in infants and young children (5 months to 3.5 years old), as too much application of Xylocaine Injection or accidental swallowing may cause serious brain injury, seizures, and heart problems. Therefore, for treating teething pain, one must take the advice of their doctor and follow his recommendations completely.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Xylocaine Injection used topically in mouth?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Xylocaine Injection is used topically for producing an anesthetic effect (Prevent pain) on the irritated or inflamed mucous membranes of mouth and pharynx. It is also used for minimizing gagging during X-ray procedure and dental impressions.

Question over 5 years ago

How to use Xylocaine Injection?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Xylocaine Injection is available as a topical solution, gel, patch, spray, and injection. It is a prescription drug, hence, one must not use it on his/her own. It should be taken under medical supervision only. It should be stored away from the reach of children and pets.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Xylocaine Injection used anally (Rectally)?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Yes, Xylocaine Injection is used anally for alleviating discomfort due to anal fissures and hemorrhoids. An anal fissure is a minor tear or cuts near the delicate skin of anus which could result from a trauma or an injury. Anal fissures can be prevented or managed by taking adequate time in passing the bowel, by not putting much strain while passing the bowels, by cleaning the anal area gently and by keeping the anal area dry. Hemorrhoids, on the other hand, are the swollen veins in the anus and rectum region. These can develop from chronic constipation, aging, genetics, pregnancy, etc. These can be prevented and managed by eating a lot of fiber, getting some exercise, not spending a lot of time in the bathroom, cleaning up gently, taking warm water bath, and so on. 

Question over 5 years ago

What is Xylocaine Injection?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Xylocaine Injection is a brand name for lidocaine. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications called local anesthetic agent. Xylocaine Injection is available in different dosage forms such as injection, gel, spray, patch, and solution. It is mainly used to reduce pain and discomfort caused by skin irritation and sunburn. Some form of Xylocaine Injection is used to reduce pain and discomfort arises before certain surgery (small) and medical examination or procedure. The injectable form of Xylocaine Injection is mainly used for the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat).



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Xylocaine (lidocaine HCl)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 366

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 771-775

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