Lignocaine

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What Are The Uses Of Lignocaine?

Lignocaine (also known as Lidocaine)  is used to:

  • Numb the tissue in an area (used as local anaesthesia)
  • Treat ventricular tachycardia (regular, fast heart rate)
  • To perform nerve blocks
  • To decrease bleeding

What Are The Side Effects Of Lignocaine?

Common side effects of Lignocaine are:

  • Sleepiness, confusion
  • Muscle twitching
  • Changes in vision
  • Numbness, tingling
  • Low blood pressure
  • Vomiting 

What Are The Contraindications Of Lignocaine?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Heart block, severe sinoatrial block
  • Hypotension
  • Hypersensitivity to corn/ corn products
  • Bradycardia
  • Elderly patients
  • Accelerated idioventricular rhythm
  • Pseudo cholinesterase deficiency
  • Impaired liver function
  • Porphyria

What Are The Uses Of Lignocaine?

Lignocaine (also known as Lidocaine)  is used to:

  • Numb the tissue in an area (used as local anaesthesia)
  • Treat ventricular tachycardia (regular, fast heart rate)
  • To perform nerve blocks
  • To decrease bleeding

What Are The Side Effects Of Lignocaine?

Common side effects of Lignocaine are:

  • Sleepiness, confusion
  • Muscle twitching
  • Changes in vision
  • Numbness, tingling
  • Low blood pressure
  • Vomiting 

What Are The Contraindications Of Lignocaine?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Heart block, severe sinoatrial block
  • Hypotension
  • Hypersensitivity to corn/ corn products
  • Bradycardia
  • Elderly patients
  • Accelerated idioventricular rhythm
  • Pseudo cholinesterase deficiency
  • Impaired liver function
  • Porphyria