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lidocaine

 [li´do-kān]
an anesthetic with sedative, analgesic, and cardiac depressant properties, applied topically in the form of the base or hydrochloride salt as a local anesthetic; also used in the latter form to treat cardiac arrhythmias and to produce infiltration anesthesia and various nerve blocks.

lidocaine

/li·do·caine/ (li´do-kān) an anesthetic with sedative, analgesic, and cardiac depressant properties, applied topically in the form of the base or hydrochloride salt as a local anesthetic; also used in the latter form as a cardiac antiarrhythmic and to produce infiltration anesthesia and various nerve blocks.

lidocaine

(lī′də-kān′)
n.
A synthetic amide, C14H22N2O, used chiefly in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic and antiarrhythmic agent.

lidocaine

Ambulatory surgery An anesthetic used for topical and dental anesthesia, cardiac arrhythmias

lidocaine

LIGNOCAINE or Xylocaine. The drug is on the WHO official list.

lidocaine

a local anesthetic used as a cardiac antiarrhythmic and to produce infiltration anesthesia and epidural and peripheral nerve blocks. Called also lignocaine.
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About a decade ago, some urologists started to prescribe EMLA, a prescription topical anesthetic that achieves a eutectic formula, and somewhat better absorption, with the combination of lidocaine and prilocaine," said Dr.
1989; Ram and Amir, 2006], and is comparable to lidocaine in this respect [Malamed et al.
The researchers concluded that in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis, epidural injection of glucocorticoids plus lidocaine offered minimal or no short-term benefit compared with epidural injection of lidocaine alone.
That is one of the benefits of lidocaine plasters: its topical administration is associated with low systemic side effects," he said.
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