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    Postherpetic Neuralgia Conditions

    As they work in different ways, they may complement each other and have an additive effect on easing pain better than either alone. Lidocaine patches (topical lidocaine) ...

    Name Changes of Medicines in UK Conditions

    These are listed below: Former BAN New rINN amethocaine aminacrine amoxycillin amphetamine amylobarbitone sodium beclomethasone bendrofluazide benzhexol benzphe...

    Teething Conditions

    The local anaesthetic is usually lidocaine. Experts advise against using these gels for teething pain. This is because there is not much evidence that they help for very long and there is evi...

    Mouth Ulcers Conditions

    Examples include: Benzydamine spray or mouthwash (Difflam®) Products containing a temporary numbing agent (local anaesthetic) called lidocaine. Choline salicylate gel (Bon...

    Practical Local Anaesthesia Professional

    Different local anaesthetics [ 1 ] Lidocaine - duration of action 1-2 hours. Bupivacaine - duration of action more than three hours.

    Anti-arrhythmic Drugs Professional

    Those that act on ventricular arrhythmias  - eg, lidocaine and moracizine. Anti-arrhythmic drugs can also be classified according to their effects on the electrical behavio...

    Cold Sores Conditions

    Treatments you can buy from a pharmacy Painkilling gels Choline salicylate gel is available for pain control but cannot be used under the age of 16 due to the risk of Reye's syndrome. ...

    Local Preparations for Anal Disorders Conditions

    An anaesthetic cream makes it less painful, so they are able to pass the stools. Lidocaine is a common anaesthetic used in these creams. Others are tetracaine, cinchocaine, and pramocaine....

    Primary Cold Sore Infection Conditions

    Note : Bonjela teething gel® no longer contains choline salicylate and has been reformulated with lidocaine, a local anaesthetic (to cause temporary numbing). This means that Bonjela tee...

    Lumbar Puncture Professional

    Anaesthetise the skin with 1% lidocaine. Use a small-gauge needle to minimise pain. Let a minute pass, then infiltrate lidocaine into the interspinous area; in bigger patients use a longer, l...

    Simple Wound Management and Suturing Professional

    Local anaesthesia Topical: tetracaine-lidocaine combinations can be used to good effect on wounds in children, even if just to allow infiltration of local anaesthetic.

    Vulvodynia Professional

    Topical Topical applications of local anaesthetics such as 5% lidocaine ointment or 2% lidocaine gel may be helpful, particularly in allowing intercourse. This should be applied 2...

    Ocular Local Anaesthetics Professional

    Examples - lidocaine hydrochloride, oxybuprocaine hydrochloride, proxymetacaine hydrochloride, tetracaine hydrochloride (amethocaine hydrochloride) [ 2 ] .

    Foreign Bodies in the Ear Professional

    There is a high failure rate in removal of foreign bodies from the ear. [ 3 ] Insects should be killed prior to removal, using 2% lidocaine. Remove batteries or magnets as soon as p...

    Genital Herpes Conditions

    A numbing (anaesthetic) ointment that you can buy at pharmacies, called lidocaine 5% gel, may relieve itching or pain. Some people also apply ointment about five minutes before passing urine ...

    Ear Infection (Otitis Media) Conditions

    Research studies have found that a few drops of a local anaesthetic medication (lidocaine) placed into the ear may help to ease pain. Further studies are needed to clarify the use of this tre...

    Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Conditions

    If other measures are not helping, here are some of the possible treatments: Lidocaine gel. This is a local anaesthetic, which means it numbs the area. This can be used in children.

    Anal Fissure Conditions

    A cream or ointment that contains an anaesthetic such as lidocaine may help to ease the pain. You should only use this for short periods (up to 5-7 days).

    Postherpetic Neuralgia Professional

    Topical lidocaine 5% patches can be considered if oral or other topical treatment is not suitable or is not tolerated.

    Ventricular Tachycardias Professional

    Therefore, stable VT should be treated with lidocaine or timely cardioversion if lidocaine is ineffective. The evidence on percutaneous (non-thoracoscopic) epicardial catheter rad...