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LACAIN 10mg|ml Injection 100s

Lignocaine:10mg/ml | Local anesthetics

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Pulse Product Form : InjectionPack Size : 100sIngredients : Lignocaine:10mg/mlGeneric Category : Local anesthetics

How it works

LACAIN 10mg|ml Injection 100s is a local anesthetic that works by causing temporary numbness/loss of feeling in the skin and mucous membranes.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for LACAIN 10mg|ml Injection 100s

  • Flushing or redness of skin rare
  • Injection site bruising and red coloration
  • Dizziness and fainting
  • Cracked or scaly skin rare
  • Allergic skin reaction rare
  • Difficulty in breathing rare
  • Joint pain and swelling rare
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet rare
  • Blurred vision
  • Chills or cold sweats rare
  • Shaking and trembling of arms and feet
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • Headache
  • Convulsions rare

Uses of LACAIN 10mg|ml Injection 100s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Anesthesia

    This medicine is used to numb a specific area of the body to reduce pain and discomfort caused by surgical or other invasive medical procedures such as needle punctures, or insertion of a catheter or breathing tube.

  • Cardiac arrhythmias

    This medicine is sometimes used for the management of heart rhythm disorders likely to occur during heart surgeries or a heart attack.

  • Nerve block to relieve pain

    This medicine is also injected into specific regions of the spinal cord to treat pains associated with spasm of blood vessels, surgical procedures in the neck or groin area, etc.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is 45-90 seconds upon administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is 2 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to LACAIN 10mg|ml Injection 100s , other amide-type local anesthetics, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

  • Adams Stokes syndrome

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having repeated episodes of fainting due to periodic onset and offset of blockage of impulses in the heart.

  • Heart block

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a secondary or tertiary degree of heart block and no pacemaker is implanted to correct the defect.

  • Hypovolemia

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with hypovolemia (low blood volume).

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Other medicines

    This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

  • Malignant hyperthermia

    The use of this medicine may cause malignant hyperthermia, a condition characterized by a rapid rise in body temperature and severe muscle pain. Therapy should be discontinued at the first instance of this condition. Appropriate corrective measures and replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

  • Monitoring of ECG

    Monitoring of ECG and other parameters is necessary when this medicine is given to a patient for anesthesia.

  • Driving or operating machines

    The use of this medicine may cause blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, or impaired thinking abilities in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery until these symptoms subside or disappear.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Since this medicine is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

  • Overdose

    Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Chlordiazepoxide moderate
  • Fluconazole moderate
  • Propranolol moderate
  • Tramadol severe
  • Sodium Nitrite severe
  • Prilocaine severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Report any incidence of irregular heart rate and very low blood pressure to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of seizure disorder due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Causes sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver LACAIN 10mg|ml Injection 100s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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