FDA warns against lidocaine for teething infants
Viscous lidocaine is a local anesthetic in a kind of syrup, commonly prescribed to adults to treat pain from mouth or throat ulcers that can occur during chemotherapy. But it is dangerous and potentially fatal to use on teething children ages 6 months to 3 ...
Lidocaine Injections Found to Reduce Hypersensitivity to Pain in Fibromyalgia Patients
“We hypothesized that if pain comes from the peripheral tissues, and we can take ... relief were used as predictors of analgesia. Results: Primary mechanical hyperalgesia at the shoulders and buttocks decreased significantly more after lidocaine than ...
What can I use to stop the pain of hemmorhoids?
Q: My hemorrhoids have flared up and I'm in pain. Can I use lidocaine cream or what can I do before I see my doctor? A: Hemorrhoids contain enlarged blood vessels and form masses or lumps of tissue in the anus. There are several causes of hemorrhoids which ...
What Can Be Done For Nerve Pain
Lidocaine needs to be used cautiously and as directed because it can affect the heart. Finally, the heavy hitter, methadone, is very useful for treating nerve pain. For more information about methadone see "The Five Frequently Asked Questions About Methadone."
Serious Warning On Prescription Lidocaine For Teething Pain; Also Avoid OTC Benzocaine Products
The product would be sold under the names “Lidocaine Viscous ... concerns related to use of OTC topical benzocaine teething preparations. In 2011, we warned that using OTC benzocaine gels for teething or mouth pain can cause a rare but serious condition ...