lidocaine

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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.
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lidocaine

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

Ambulatory surgery An anesthetic used for topical and dental anesthesia, cardiac arrhythmias
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lidocaine

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