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Xylocaine 10 % Spray

Manufactured byAstra Zeneca Pharma India Ltd.
ContainsLidocaine
Description

Xylocaine 10 % Spray is used as a topical anesthetic that is used to produce a temporary loss of sensation in a part of the body before certain types of medical procedures such as inserting a needle, skin grafts, or minor non-invasive procedures in the ear, nose, and throat. It is also used to prevent pain and or discomfort before minor dental procedures. It prevents the pain of procedures not requiring an aseptic technique. This medicine may also be used to relieve pain and discomfort associated with sunburn, minor cuts, scratches, insect bites, burns, etc.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Xylocaine 10 % Spray

Suhagra Duralong 10 % Spray
Cipla Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Xylocaine 10 % Spray

  • Flushing or redness of skin
  • Cracked or scaly skin
  • Skin irritation
  • Skin rash
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet

Uses of Xylocaine 10 % Spray

What is it prescribed for?

  • Local anesthesia
  • Dental practice
  • Pain and irritation
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the intended use.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is subject to vary based on the intended use.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to lidocaine, amide-type local anesthetics, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

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

Breast-feeding

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

Eye/Ear irritation

This medicine should not be applied to the eyes, ears, or cracked skin surface. Wash the eyes immediately with water if contact with this medicine occurs.

Irritation and redness

If you develop skin redness and irritation after using this medicine, discontinue its use immediately. If the symptoms persist for more than 7 days, consult your doctor for further treatment.

Severe burns and cuts

This medicine is not recommended for use in case of severe burns or cuts, deep puncture wounds, and animal bites, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Missed Dose

This medicine is used as and when required, so the chances of missing a dose are less likely.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

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

Instructions

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

Sodium Nitrite

Prilocaine

Disease interactions

Teething pain

This medicine is not recommended for use in teething infants and young children as the risk of fatal adverse effects is significantly high. The use of this medicine may cause seizures, severe brain damage, and heart complications in this population group. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Heart disease

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.

Kidney disease

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.

Seizure disorders

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.

Liver disease

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.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is meant for external use only. Apply this spray following all the instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Contact your doctor if you experience any side effects, or if the symptoms don't improve after multiple applications.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by blocking pain signals from the body to the brain.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Topical anesthetics

Schedule

Schedule H

Xylocaine 10mg Spray - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 5 June 2020]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/882/smpc

Lidocaine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 16 June 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00281

Lidocaine [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 5 June 2020]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Lidocaine
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Information on this page was last updated on 5 Jun 2020

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