lignocaine


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lignocaine

(lĭg′nō-kān)
The British word for “lidocaine.”

lignocaine

Lidocaine, a widely used local anaesthetic drug which may be given by injection or as a topical application. It is also used by intravenous injection in the treatment or prevention of acute disorders of heart rhythm such as VENTICULAR TACHYCARDIA and VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION.
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Lignocaine has been used intravenously since 1960 for several indications, such as regional blocks, antiarrhythmic, as analgesic in neuropathic and central pain, as adjuvant in postoperative pain refractory to opioids6.
The blood glucose concentration was higher in lignocaine with adrenaline when compared to lignocaine without adrenaline with a mean difference of 9.2 mg % (154.0-163.2mg/dl) at 10 min which was statistically not significant P 0.264 (P >0.05).
All doctors and nurses working in the ED were briefed on the lignocaine protocol.
Time of onset of sensory block was significantly (p < 0.01) faster in the case of lignocaine group (group 2).
In Group B, the same procedure was carried out by using two cartridges of the 2.2 ml each, 2% lignocaine anesthetic solution.
Warming lignocaine reduces the pain of injection during peribulbar local anaesthesia for cataract surgery.
Various methods have been used to decrease propofol injection pain; these include the addition of lignocaine to propofol, the application of propofol at a different temperature or dilution, along with the adjuvant use of lignocaine, alfentanil, remifentanil, ondansetron, ephedrine, thiopentone ketamine or paracetamol prior to injection (4-12).
"There was also a high quantity of Lignocaine. Some cocaine is very highly cut with Lignocaine.
This randomised study evaluated whether, compared with a placebo, topical application of 1% lignocaine on the fallopian tubes reduces intra- and postoperative pain in tubal ligation under local anaesthesia.
Piroxicam group demonstrated significant decrease in pain intensity after 48 hours (Mean SD=0.40 0.49) compared to lignocaine having mean pain values of 1.37 ( 0.93) at 48 hours.