Lidoderm Patch (Lidocaine)
(Rx) - indicates only available by prescription
To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more
LIDOCAINE (LYE doe kane) causes loss of feeling in the skin and surrounding area. The medicine helps treat pain, including nerve pain.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -heart disease -history of irregular heart beat -liver disease -skin conditions or sensitivity -skin infection -an unusual or allergic reaction to lidocaine, parabens, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding
This medicine is for external use only. Follow the directions on the prescription label or package. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 12 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
Apply the patches as needed for pain.
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications: -certain medicines for irregular heart beat -MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate This medicine may also interact with the following medications: -other local anesthetics like pramoxine, tetracaine Do not use any other skin products on the affected area without asking your doctor or health care professional.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. Be careful to avoid injury while the area is numb from the medicine, and you are not aware of pain. If you are going to need surgery, a MRI, CT scan, or other procedure, tell your doctor that you are using this medicine. You may need to remove this patch before the procedure. Do not get this medicine in your eyes. If you do, rinse out with plenty of cool tap water. This medicine can make certain skin conditions worse. Only use it for conditions for which your doctor or health care professional has prescribed.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -breathing problems -chest pain or chest tightness -dizzines Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -tingling, numbness at site where applied
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Keep out of the reach of children. See product for storage instructions. Each product may have different instructions.
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
Lidocaine Medicated topical patch