- Brand: Lidocaine Gel
- Product Code: Lidocaine Gel
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: $0.00
What is Lidocaine gel?
Lidocaine gel is nothing but a local anesthetic that gets to be effective by causing temporary numbness/loss of feeling in the skin & mucous membrane.
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What is Lidocaine gel used for?
Lidocaine gel uses are as follows:
- Pain relief for nerve blocks
- Get rid of irritating/itching sensations on the skin
- Treat eczema, moderate burns, insect bites, and scrapes
- Besides the above-mentioned conditions, Lidocaine gel is also used for some reasons that should be asked to the doctor.
How long does Lidocaine last?
Once applied, the effects of Lidocaine gel; it begins to work within several minutes & usually lasts for an hour or three.
Lidocaine gel OTC
Lidocaine gel is also available as over the counter medication, but taking it upon prescription is always a better choice.
Topical Lidocaine gel
Topical Lidocaine gel is a prescription medication mainly used for normalizing skin from discomforting conditions like itching & pain due to eczema, moderate burns, insect bites, scrapes, etc. It also gives great results when applied for treating hemorrhoids & some genital area problems like itching around the vagina, anal fissures, etc.
How to use Lidocaine gel?
Lidocaine gel is used according to the prescription given by the doctor. Here are a few things to consider for using Lidocaine gel:
- Avoid taking Lidocaine gel orally. Make sure it is applied to the skin.
- Rinse your body part before applying Lidocaine gel.
- Wash your hands before & after applying Lidocaine gel.
- Lidocaine gel should only be applied to clean & dry skin.
- Don’t cover your body part with a bandage, dressing, or makeup after applying Lidocaine gel, unless you’re guided by the doctor to do so.
Can you use Lidocaine gel in your mouth?
Yes. Lidocaine gel can also be applied in the mouth or throat for pain relief or itching related to minor cuts, sunburn, skin burn, skin scrapes, insect bites, and nominal skin irritations. However, you should only use Lidocaine gel after consulting the doctor & only if they guide you to do so.
Lidocaine gel Prescription
Lidocaine gel has multiple uses & it should only be applied after consulting the doctor. You never know when & how much gel should be applied for any particular use. Also, some care needs to be taken from your end before applying for this medicine and you should know how to deal with the side effects. You only know the correct information if you’ve consulted the doctor. Thus, it is essential to get the prescription before buying Lidocaine gel.
What do I need to tell my doctor before taking Lidocaine Gel?
- It is very important to discuss certain things with your doctor before starting to use Lidocaine Gel. Here they are:
- If you’re allergic to Lidocaine gel or any of its active ingredients
- If your body part has an infection, broken skin, or wounds on the area where you’re going to use Lidocaine gel
- If you’re experiencing swelling of the skin or numbness from the pain where Lidocaine gel is to be used
- If your wound or infection area is larger/wider
- The above-mentioned list isn’t complete; there could be more things to be discussed with your doctor depending on your current situation. It is your responsibility to double-check the safety of this drug for your health. We recommend you to consider all safety aspects before using this medicine & once you start using it, please don’t stop using Lidocaine gel before you’re instructed by the doctor to do so.
What does Lidocaine gel do?
Lidocaine gel provides relief from the pain by making your skin or the application area numb for some time. This is the reason your doctor usually guides you to apply this medication two to three times a day so that you feel relief.
Lidocaine gel Side Effects
The following are some Lidocaine gel side effects:
- Allergic reactions like rashes, hives, swelling, redness of the skin, peeled skin, etc. Besides this, mild swelling can also be observed on the face, lips, tongue, throat, or mouth.
- Infections like fever, sinus pain, cough, etc. take time to heal.
- Fast breathing
- Breathing troubles
- Numbness or tingling sensations getting worse
- Vision changes
- Buzzing or ringing sound in the ears
- Diarrhea or Indigestion
- Slowness of Heartbeat
- Chest pain
- Back pain
- Body pain