The success of using 2% lidocaine in pain removal during extraction of mandibular premolars: a prospective clinical study
ConclusionThe technique is simple and effective as well. It might be considered as an alternative anesthetic injection to the inferior alveolar nerve block for dental extraction of the mandibular premolars.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 17, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Intraop Lidocaine and Pain After TEP Inguinal Hernioplasty Intraop Lidocaine and Pain After TEP Inguinal Hernioplasty
Does intraoperative lidocaine infusion improve postoperative pain-related outcomes in patients undergoing laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernioplasty?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 6, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Fresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Two Lots of Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride Injection Due to Cross-Contamination of Lidocaine
Fresenius Kabi USA is voluntarily recalling two lots of Dexmedetomidine HCl in 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 200 mcg/50 mL (4 mcg / mL), 50 mL fill in a 50 mL vial. Fresenius Kabi initiated this recall due to the possibility of a trace amount of lidocaine present in these two lots and our investig (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 22, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Ultrasound-Mediated Transdermal Medication May Relieve Zoster-Associated Allodynia Ultrasound-Mediated Transdermal Medication May Relieve Zoster-Associated Allodynia
Ultrasound-mediated transdermal lidocaine and capsaicin appears to relieve pain and emotional distress related to allodynia caused by herpes zoster, researchers in China report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Propofol-sparing of I.V. Lidocaine in Colonoscopy Patients Propofol-sparing of I.V. Lidocaine in Colonoscopy Patients
Might the addition of intravenous lidocaine to propofol-based sedation decrease the overall propofol requirement in elderly patients during colonoscopy?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

ReadySharp (Lidocaine Hydrochloride Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 9, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lixtraxen (Lidocaine Hydrochloride and Epinephrine Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 20, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ridge Properties DBA Pain Relief Naturally Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of all Lots of Naturally HL Bedsore Cream, Pretat by TAT Balm Carbomer Free Gel, & All Naturally HL Hemorrhoid Products Due to Manufacturing Concerns at the Facility
Ridge Properties DBA Pain Relief Naturally is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry of Naturally HL Bedsore Relief Cream, Extra Strength PreTAT by TAT Balm Carbomer Free Gel and Extra Strength Naturally HL Hemorrhoid Numbing with Lidocaine manufactured by Ridge Properties dba Pain Relief Naturally, Salem, Oregon to the consumer level. These products are being recalled after an FDA inspection found significant violations of current good manufacturing practice regulations. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 18, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

The impact of cigarette smoking on the efficiency of local anesthesia during simple tooth extraction
Conclusion:The amount of local anesthesia used in smoker patients was higher than that in nonsmoker patients, especially if there were symptoms like pain. The duration of smoking and daily cigarette consumption had no effect on the amount and the onset of local anesthesia. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 12, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Infant with status epilepticus secondary to systemic lidocaine toxicity from topical application - Walters E, Wurster Ovalle V, Yin S, Dribin T.
A previously healthy 11-month-old infant presented to the emergency department in status epilepticus. There was no clear trigger of her seizure activity which resolved with benzodiazepines and fosphenytoin. On further review, her parents disclosed that she... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

What to D.O.: Compounding Pharmacies Can Continue ED Meds (Like Intranasal Lidocaine and Oral Ketamine)
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - December 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: What to D.O. Source Type: news

Glydo (Lidocaine HCI Jelly USP, 2%) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 8, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Efficacy and Safety of Pulpal Anesthesia Strategies during Endodontic Treatment of Permanent Mandibular Molars with Symptomatic Irreversible Pulpitis: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis
ConclusionsVery low- to moderate-quality evidence suggests intraosseous injection using 2% lidocaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine or 4% articaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine or buccal and lingual infiltrations of 4% articaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine are superior strategies to achieve pulpal anesthesia during endodontic treatment of mandibular molars with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis. Preoperative NSAIDs or opioids with or without acetaminophen may increase the efficacy of these injections. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 16, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

EMA Panel Backs Anesthetic Spray for Premature Ejaculation EMA Panel Backs Anesthetic Spray for Premature Ejaculation
Senstend, a spray containing lidocaine/prilocaine, can improve ejaculatory control and sexual satisfaction and reduce distress related to ejaculation, the EMA said.International Approvals (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - September 20, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: Urology News Alert Source Type: news

Ridge Properties LLC DBA Pain Relief Naturally Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of PRE-TAT , Superior Pain and Itch Relief, and Soothing Sore Relief Cream and Gel Products Due to Microbiological Contamination and Superpotency
Ridge Properties LLC DBA Pain Relief Naturally is voluntarily recalling 4 lots of 4% lidocaine topical cream& liquid gel products sold at the consumer level. FDA analysis has found these products to have microbiological contamination and the potency is higher than the labeled amount for lidocaine. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 9, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Ridge Properties LLC DBA Pain Relief Naturally Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of PRE-TAT, Superior Pain and Itch Relief, and Soothing Sore Relief Cream and Gel Products Due to Microbiological Contamination and Superpotency
Ridge Properties LLC DBA Pain Relief Naturally is voluntarily recalling 4 lots of 4% lidocaine topical cream& liquid gel products sold at the consumer level. FDA analysis has found these products to have microbiological contamination and the potency is higher than the labeled amount for lidocaine. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 9, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Comparative study of articaine and lidocaine without palatal injection for maxillary teeth extraction
Clinical Oral InvestigationsAugust 2019,Volume 23,Issue 8, pp 3239 –3248 |Cite asFirst Online:12 November 2018AbstractObjectivesThere is significant evidence that articaine and lidocaine buccal injections alone are sufficient for painless extraction of maxillary teeth. The aim of this study was to evaluate the extraction of permanent maxillary teeth and to compare pain control between articaine and lidocaine without palatal injection.Materials and methodsGroup A received buccal and palatal injections of 2% lidocaine with 0.015 mg/ml epinephrine. Group B received only buccal local anesthetic injection of 2% ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 11, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Shocking cocktail of toxic chemicals and pesticides found in the global shrimp supply
(Natural News) Grilling season is here, but you might want to think twice before skewering up some shrimp this summer — those tasty crustaceans may be toxic. Scientists studying rivers in the United Kingdom say every single sample of shrimp they examined tested positive for cocaine and lidocaine. Other drugs, such as ketamine and opioids,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair in one vail, Aurobindo recalls 88k Lidocaine injections from US
According to a notification put up by the US Drug regulator in its website, these vials were manufactured in India for AuroMedics Pharna LLC. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mouthwash Cuts Mucositis Pain, Enough to Make a Difference? Mouthwash Cuts Mucositis Pain, Enough to Make a Difference?
Oral rinse containing doxepin or the combination of diphenhydramine, lidocaine, and antacid may help reduce oral mucositis-related pain in head and neck cancer patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - April 16, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Magic mouthwash effective treatment for mouth sore pain caused by radiation therapy
(Mayo Clinic) 'Magic mouthwash,' an oral rinse containing diphenhydramine, lidocaine and antacids, significantly reduced pain from oral mucositis, mouth sores, in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of the head and neck when compared to plaecbo. These were the findings of a multi-institution, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase III clinical trial, led by Robert Miller, M.D., an emeritus Mayo Clinic radiation oncologist. Dr. Miller and his colleagues published their findings on Tuesday, April 16, in JAMA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 16, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New Anesthetic Proven to Reduce Pain in Pediatric Dentistry
This article is vital research in the arena of pediatric dentistry as it eliminates the need of very painful palatal injections, thus reducing the number of pricks to one. Elimination of painful palatal injections reduces children’s anxiety, thus instilling a positive dental attitude in th em. This research also will lay a cornerstone for further research to explore newer drugs and techniques for better patient compliance.”By reducing the number of injections to one, articaine is setting the groundwork for a more positive pediatric dental experience. As the researchers notes, this study opens the door for addit...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 16, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Magic Mouthwash effective treatment for mouth sore pain caused by radiation therapy
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- "Magic mouthwash," an oral rinse containing diphenhydramine, lidocaine and antacids, significantly reduced pain from oral mucositis, mouth sores, in patients receiving?radiation therapy for cancers of the head and neck when compared to placebo. These were the findings of a multi-institution, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase III clinical trial, led by Robert Miller, M.D., [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 16, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: Neck patch silences ear ringing agony of tinnitus  
Experts at the University of West Virginia have been using patches containing lidocaine - a drug normally used in dentistry - to treat tinnitus which affects about five million people in Britain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

lidocaine and prilocaine (EMLA)
Title: lidocaine and prilocaine (EMLA)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - March 18, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

lidocaine patch (Lidoderm)
Title: lidocaine patch (Lidoderm)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 1, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Lidocaine-Prilocaine Cream May Ease IUD Insertion Pain Lidocaine-Prilocaine Cream May Ease IUD Insertion Pain
A network meta-analysis suggests that lidocaine-prilocaine is more effective than some other analgesic options for relieving pain during insertion of an intrauterine device (IUD); however, more studies are needed to confirm the cream's effectiveness and safety, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Not Just Acid Reflux: The Need to Think Worst First
A previously healthy, well-appearing 42-year-old female living in a modern, high-rise apartment in downtown Los Angeles calls 9-1-1 at 5:30 am complaining of worsening of a burning, epigastric pain she had been experiencing for the last three days. She reports associated nausea and non-bloody, non-bilious vomiting, and that she couldn’t manage to get comfortable in bed until she finally decided to call for help at daybreak. During her 9-1-1 call, she reports “pain, like heartburn, that just woke me up again and I had to throw up, … and then I was sweating so much.” Using the Los Angeles Tiered Disp...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 13, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Stephen Sanko, MD, FACEP Tags: Exclusive Articles Cardiac & Resuscitation Source Type: news

Lidocaine Infusion for Prevention of Chronic Postsurgical Pain Lidocaine Infusion for Prevention of Chronic Postsurgical Pain
Does systemic perioperative lidocaine administration reduce the development of chronic postsurgical pain?Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

EMLA Cream Only Minimally Effective for Venipuncture Pain in Babies EMLA Cream Only Minimally Effective for Venipuncture Pain in Babies
For infants younger than 3 months undergoing venipuncture, eutectic mixture of lidocaine (EMLA) cream has only minimal pain relieving effects relative to placebo and no benefit over sucrose and/or breastfeeding, according to a meta-analysis of published studies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Emla (Lidocaine and Prilocaine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 17, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Switch for oral Lidocaine-containing products for teething
Commenting on news from theMedicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) that oral lidocaine products for teething babies will become pharmacy-only medicines in 2019, RPS President Ash So (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - December 14, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Non-medicinal options advised to soothe teething babies
The review by the UK-based Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency found teething gels containing lidocaine should only be used when non-medicinal options don't work. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oral Lidocaine-containing products for teething in children
Oral lidocaine products authorised for teething are becoming Pharmacy medicines and additional measures will be introduced... (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - December 13, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Xylocaine (lidocaine HCl and epinephrine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 27, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Xylocaine Viscous (Lidocaine Hydrochloride Solution) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 27, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Xylocaine (Lidocaine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 27, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Xylocaine MPF Sterile Solution (Lidocaine HCl Sterile Solution) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 27, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Airway, Breathing or Consequences: Use Your Tools and Trust the Technology
“An esophageal intubation is no sin, but there is great sin in not recognizing such a placement.” — Special Operations Combat Medical Skills Sustainment Course (U.S. Special Operations Command) How hard is it take to properly intubate the trachea? Actually, it’s far more difficult than most people think. Recent anesthesia research shows that at least 75 live adult intubations are needed to achieve a 90% initial competency.1 Yes, 75! Not the very limited live number that are experienced in many paramedic schools, and certainly not only practicing with manikins. And how hard is it to intubate the esop...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - October 2, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Scott DeBoer, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, CFRN, EMT-P Tags: Airway & Respiratory Exclusive Articles Source Type: news

An Update on EMS Medication Shortages
Medication shortages that affect EMS, although declining over the last eight years, have become persistent. The supply of staple drugs that are frequently used by EMS remains chronically unstable. Atropine, epinephrine, lidocaine, dextrose, fentanyl, diazepam and others reappear with frequency on the drug shortage lists around the country. Most recently, the national inventory of IV infusion bags of sodium chloride (i.e., normal saline solution) and dextrose 5%, have been affected. There are several reasons we experience these shortages. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has researched the causes of drug...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - September 7, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Vincent D. Robbins, FACPE, FACHE Tags: Columns Exclusive Articles Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news

An Update on EMS Medication Shortages
Medication shortages that affect EMS, although declining over the last eight years, have become persistent. The supply of staple drugs that are frequently used by EMS remains chronically unstable. Atropine, epinephrine, lidocaine, dextrose, fentanyl, diazepam and others reappear with frequency on the drug shortage lists around the country. Most recently, the national inventory of IV infusion bags of sodium chloride (i.e., normal saline solution) and dextrose 5%, have been affected. There are several reasons we experience these shortages. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has researched the causes of drug...
Source: JEMS Operations - September 7, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Vincent D. Robbins, FACPE, FACHE Tags: Columns Exclusive Articles Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news