What Are The Uses Of Prilocaine?
Prilocaine is an amino amide which acts as a local anesthesia. It is used in the surgical procedures (on unbroken skin and outer genital areas) to prevent pain before inserting a needle, skin laser surgery or skin grafts, to temporarily numb the skin.
What Are The Side Effects Of Prilocaine?
Some common side effects that may be caused by the administration of prilocaine are:
- Lightening of skin
- Redness, tingling, burning, tingling of skin.
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Prilocaine?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity towards the drug prilocaine or any other allergies.
- Methemoglobinemia (blood disorder)
- Heart diseases like irregular heartbeat
- Liver/ kidney disease