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.

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.
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In the studied group, prick tests with a set of the most common environmental allergens (Allergopharma-Nexter, Poland) and 2% lidocaine without vasoconstrictors, were performed on the inner part of the forearm.
Thus, the purpose of this study was to compare the anaesthetic success rate of buccal infiltration combined with intraligamentary injections of 4% articaine and 2% lidocaine in mandibular molars with irreversible pulpitis.
Also under development is a topical system with a three-fold higher concentration of lidocaine, which takes advantage of ZTlido's thinner and more efficient delivery system to potentially address other types of pain.
They used the active ingredient lidocaine in both groups and reported that patients who underwent PPNB had significantly less pain.
Four patients were excluded due to faint following local anesthetic injection (2 patients from lidocaine regimen and 2 from prilocaine regimen) and were excluded consequently according to study protocol and official clearances.
With IV lidocaine, the number of good outcomes in acute treatment is increasing (2,3).
(28) Case series using combination lidocaine plus methylprednisolone (29) or betamethasone (30,31) showed promising results.
The operating room research pharmacy prepared for the first group (lidocaine bolus or Group-LB) a syringe containing 2 ml of 2% lidocaine (40 mg) and a syringe containing 1 ml of normal saline.
Procedure followed in the Study Group (Group 1) of all 50 patients was - 2 mL (2% lidocaine HCl with 1: 100,000 epinephrine) administered in the mucobuccal fold under aseptic technique.
Lidocaine hydrochloride, ketorolac, and hexafluoroisopropanol were also purchased from Sigma-Aldrich.
Patients who refused; patients with Reynauld's disease, sickle-cell disease, crush injuries, and swelling or skin infection at the site of injection; and patients with a history of allergy to nitroglycerin or lidocaine and surgeries >60 minutes or <30 minutes were excluded from the study.
The Study: In this study, 352 infants were divided into four treatment groups: a video not related to infant soothing techniques (the placebo control); parental video education on soothing infants; video plus orally administered sucrose; video plus sucrose plus topical lidocaine applied at the injection site.