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    Xylocaine Solution 2%

    Rs. 97.09

    Rs. 102.20




    Requires Prescription (YES/NO)



    Lignocaine HCl

    Used For


    How it works

    Lignocaine is an antiarrhythmic medication of the class Ib type. This means it works by blocking sodium channels and thus decreasing the rate of contractions of the heart. When injected near nerves, the nerves cannot conduct signals to or from the brain .



    Lignocaine HCl

    Side Effects

    • Changes in the rhythm and speed of the heart • low blood pressure • slow heart rate (less than 60 beats/minute) • cessation of normal circulation of blood due to failure of the heart • pain at the injection site, or numbness or loss of power after the effects of the injection should have worn off • temporary pain sensation at the lower back, buttocks, legs which resolves within a few days • numbness or tingling/paralysis of legs after administration of lidocaine in the spine • difficulty in passing water, problems with the frequency, consistency and/or ability to control your bowel movements (bowel dysfunction) • loss of balance, pins and needles around the mouth, numbness of the tongue, difficulty tolerating everyday sounds (hyperacusis), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), dizziness or lightheadedness, confusion, nervousness, restless or twitching, changes in your normal mood or behaviour, involuntary rhythmic muscular contractions, fits or seizures, profound state of unconsciousness (coma) • allergic reaction to local anaesthetic e.g. a skin rash or breathlessness or collapse • feelings of anxiety or fear • blurred vision, double vision or transient visual loss • feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting) • breathlessness • cessation of breathing (respiratory arrest) • feeling drowsy or faint.

    Drug Interactions

    Timolol , Propranolol , verapamil, prenylamine , ranitidine, cimetidine , dopamine , Narcotics or opioid drugs , Serotonin or 5- hydroxytryptamine , amprenavir, atazanavir, darunavir and lopinavir , mexiletine, amiodarone , quinupristin/dalfopristin , pimozide, sertindole, olanzapine, quetiapine, zotepine , tropisetron, dolasetron


    It is used to produce local numbness (anaesthesia) by injection of the solution into or around the area of operation.

    When not to Use

    You should not be given this medicine:• if you know you are allergic to lignocaine hydrochloride, to any of the other ingredients of this medicine or to other similar amide type anaesthetics• if you suffer from state of decreased blood volume (hypovolaemia)• if you suffer from abnormality of impulse propagation in the heart causing decreased blood pressure, slow heart rate (complete heart block)• If the solution also contains adrenaline, lidocaine hydrochloride should not be injected into a vein or used in areas such as fingers, toes, ears, nose or penis, as the blood supply to these areas might become inadequate.



    Talk to your doctor or nurse before you are given Lignocaine Hydrochloride if you suffer from any heart problem, particularly if it affects the heart rate.


    Warning 1

    Talk to your doctor or nurse before you are given Lignocaine Hydrochloride if you have low concentration of potassium in the blood causing muscle cramps, constipation (hypokalaemia).

    Warning 2

    Talk to your doctor or nurse before you are given Lignocaine Hydrochloride if you have had recent vomiting, diarrhoea or bleeding, or if you have not been drinking normal amounts of fluid.

    Warning 3

    Talk to your doctor or nurse before you are given Lignocaine Hydrochloride if you have been told that you have too much acid in your blood and tissues, or not enough oxygen


    Pregnancy category

    Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

    Storage (YES/NO)

    Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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