Lidocain. 5% 40g
Lidocain. 5% 40g
WHAT lidocaine Actavis AND WHAT IT IS USED
Actavis Lidocaine 5% ointment contains the local anesthetic lidocaine . It is incorporated in a homogeneous ointment base which provides solubility and penetration through the skin of the product and reaching the deeper located nerve fibers . It temporarily removes or reduces the sensitivity of the receptor and blocks the conduction of the peripheral nerves without affecting the central nervous system .
The product has a strong , long-lasting and deep spreading local anesthetic effect .
Lidocaine 5% ointment Actavis is used for surface local anesthesia during surgery and diagnostic manipulations.
2 . BEFORE YOU USE lidocaine Actavis
Do not use Lidocaine activist
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to lidocaine or any of the other ingredients of Lidocaine Actavis and / or other local anesthetics of the amide group ;
In methemoglobinemia (formation of methemoglobin in the blood) - congenital and acquired .
Take special care with Lidocaine Actavis
The product should be used with caution in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug or atopic dermatitis.
Should not be applied near the eyes and in the external auditory canal with damaged tympanic membrane.
Lidocaine can pass into the blood, if the ointment is applied in large quantities on large areas of skin , on irritated or damaged skin or increased skin temperature. Skin temperature may rise in the performance of physical effort in covering with clothing or using glow pads .
Should not be used for local anesthesia injections of vaccines , due to the possible interaction between the product and the vaccine.
Doses should be reduced in adults debilni patients and those with heart, liver , kidney disease and heart block .
In case of allergic dermatitis using the product should be discontinued .
Known hypersensitivity to cross between sulfonamides and local anesthetics , incl. lidocaine .
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
The anesthetic effect of lidocaine is enhanced and extended by some drugs ( analgesics, tranquilizers, general anesthetics ) .
Lidocaine increases methemoglobinoobrazuvashtiya effect of drugs known as methemoglobinobrazuvashti ( sulfonamides ) .
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine .
During pregnancy and lactation Lktavis Lidocaine should be used only after an assessment by a doctor of the benefit / risk.
Driving and using machines
This product does not adversely affect the ability to drive and use machines.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Lidocaine Actavis
Contained in the product benzalkonium chloride ( excipient ) can cause skin irritation.
3 . HOW TO USE lidocaine Actavis
Always use Lidocaine Actavis exactly as your doctor tells you . If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Medicinal product is intended for use on skin.
newborns and infants - 0,5 g/10 cm2 skin surface ;
children 1 to 6 years - 0,5 g/10 cm2 skin surface ;
children 6 to 12 years - 1,0 g/10 cm2 skin surface .
small manipulations ( insertion of venous catheters, limited processing surfaces ) - 1,5 g to 2,0 g / 10 cm2 skin surface ;
treatments over a larger area - 2,0 g/10 cm2 skin area .
5% Lidocaine Actavis ointment was applied to the skin or mucosa with gauze pad at intervals of not less than 3 hours.
When manipulation is applied on the tool.
If you use more than the amount of Lidocaine Actavis
If you accidentally used more than the prescribed dose , contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use the medicine more often or for a longer time than prescribed, although the probability of an overdose when applied to the skin is small.
In strict observance of the instructions for use of the product , there was no overdose and toxicity when applied to the skin.
Lidocaine can pass into the blood, if the ointment is applied in large quantities on large areas of skin , on irritated or damaged skin or increased skin temperature.
Under these circumstances it can not predict what is the amount of lidocaine, which passes into the blood, it can be high enough to cause life-threatening side effects, such as arrhythmia , seizures, breathing difficulties , coma and even death.
If you forget to use Lidocaine Actavis
Do not use more than the amount needed to make up for a missed application. Apply the usual dose as soon as possible after you remember and continue treatment as usual.
4 . POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Lidocaine Actavis can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them . When using this medicine. You can get some of the described events below . If this happens , tell your doctor.
Rarely observed local skin reactions are transient - redness, skin rash , urticaria, edema in patients with hypersensitivity to amides are possible anaphylactic reaction (serious allergic-type reactions ) .
If any of the side effects gets serious , or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet , please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5 . HOW TO STORE lidocaine Actavis
Keep out of reach of children!
Drug store at temperatures below 25 ° C.
Period of use after first opening the package - 3 months .
Do not use Lidocaine Actavis if you notice that the ointment change their appearance or shows other signs of deterioration . Ask your pharmacist for advice.
Do not use Lidocaine Actavis after the expiry date stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required . These measures will help to protect the environment.
6 . ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
What does lidocaine Actavis
The active agent is lidocaine . In 1 g of ointment contains 50 mg of lidocaine .
The other ingredients are macrogol 400 , macrogol 4000 , propylene glycol, benzalkonium chloride .
Lidocaine Actavis looks like and contents of the pack
Lidocaine 5% ointment Actavis is a white, homogeneous ointment.
Actavis Lidocaine 5% ointment , 40 g in aluminum tube , 1 tube per carton.