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Lidocaine Nerve Block Reduces the Pain of IUD Insertion in Young Women Lidocaine Nerve Block Reduces the Pain of IUD Insertion in Young Women
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. Submits NDA For ZTlido(TM) Next-Generation Lidocaine Patch
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE) ("Sorrento"), announced today that SCILEX Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("SCILEX"), a majority-owned subsidiary of Sorrento, resubm... Biopharmaceuticals, Drug Delivery, FDA Sorrento Therapeutics, SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, ZTlido, lidocaine patch (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sorrento seeks FDA nod for lidocaine patch
Sorrento Therapeutics (NSDQ:SRNE) said today that its subsidiary Scilex Pharmaceuticals resubmitted the new drug application for its lidocaine patch, ZTlido, to the FDA. The San Diego, Calif.-based company is developing the drug-device product for the relief of pain associated with post-herpetic neuralgia. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Sorrento seeks FDA nod for lidocaine patch appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - August 29, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pain Management Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Scilex Pharmaceuticals Sorrento Therapeutics Source Type: news

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. Submits NDA For ZTlido Next-Generation Lidocaine Patch
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE) ( " Sorrento " ), announced today that SCILEX Pharmaceuticals Inc. ( " SCILEX " ), a majority-owned subsidiary of Sorrento, resubmitted the NDA and responded to all of FDA... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - August 29, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lignospan Standard (Lidocaine HCl 2% and Epinephrine Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 10, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lignospan Forte (Lidocaine HCl 2% and Epinephrine for Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 9, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lignospan Standard (Lidocaine HCl 2% and Epinephrine Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 9, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Pliaglis (Lidocaine and Tetracaine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 7, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lidoderm (Lidocaine Patch 5%) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 3, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Restylane Lyft with Lidocaine (Sterile Gel of Hyaluronic Acid) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 22, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection with Epinephrine (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - June 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Restylane Silk (Lidocaine 0.3% Injectable Gel) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Restylane-L (Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Filler Injectable Gel with 0.3% Lidocaine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Scilex touts head-to-head study of lidocaine pain-relief patch
Sorrento Therapeutics (NSDQ:SRNE) subsidiary Scilex Pharmaceuticals touted data today from a head-to-head clinical adhesion study of its ZTlido lidocaine patch, comparing it to the EU reference product, Versatis. ZTlido is a lidocaine patch in development for the treatment of post-herpetic neuralgia – a severe neuropathic pain condition that affects elderly people and patients who have had a Shingles infection, HIV/AIDS or cancer. The anhydrous patch contains just 36 milligrams of lidocaine, compared to Lidoderm and Versatis which each have 700 milligrams of the painkiller. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug...
Source: Mass Device - June 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Pain Management Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Scilex Pharmaceuticals Sorrento Therapeutics Source Type: news

Akten (Lidocaine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Gel) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 8, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - May 18, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Why People With A Treatable Flesh-Eating Disease Don't Want The Cure
This article is part of HuffPost’s Project Zero campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them. UTUT FOREST, Kenya ― Amos Kiptui is no stranger to hardship. He was born in a cave 27 years ago and still lives in one, despite run-ins with wild buffalo, deadly snakes, leopards and lions.  So when thick, itchy welts began to appear on Kiptui’s right cheek, he took a sharp rock and scraped off layers of his skin, then packed the bleeding wound with traditional medicine made from bitter leaves.  “You put the leaves on a piece of iron and make a fire,&r...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Cure For This Flesh-Eating Disease Makes Grown Men Run And Hide
This article is part of HuffPost’s Project Zero campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them. UTUT FOREST, Kenya ― Amos Kiptui is no stranger to hardship. He was born in a cave 27 years ago and still lives in one, despite run-ins with wild buffalo, deadly snakes, leopards and lions.  So when thick, itchy welts began to appear on Kiptui’s right cheek, he took a sharp rock and scraped off layers of his skin, then packed the bleeding wound with traditional medicine made from bitter leaves.  “You put the leaves on a piece of iron and make a fire,&r...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - April 6, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Oraqix (Lidocaine and Prilocaine Periodontal Gel) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - March 20, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Simple Steps Reduce Pain During IV Placement in Children Simple Steps Reduce Pain During IV Placement in Children
Quality improvement methods increased use of jet-injected lidocaine in a pediatric emergency department, with robust results, researchers said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 9, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Research Highlights from NAEMSP Annual Meeting Presented at EMS Today 2017
The National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) Annual Meeting is one of the foremost forums to encourage, share and expand research in EMS and prehospital care. Paul Rostykus, MD, MPH, the immediate past program committee chair, who orchestrated the 2016 and 2017 NAEMSP meetings, presented a summary at EMS Today 2017 of the top research from the 2017 NAEMSP Annual Meeting held in New Orleans last month. Rostykus highlighted the award-winning abstracts from the 2017 NAEMSP annual meeting and the ever-popular Top Five Articles presentation. Five of the first six oral presentations of the top-judged abstracts covered car...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - February 25, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership EMS Today Source Type: news

Corey Slovis Presents Important Clinical Articles at EMS Today 2017
Keeping up with the ever-increasing medical literature that is directly applicable to EMS is growing more difficult each day. More and more journals in more and more specialties are publishing articles that affect our care in the field. At EMS Today 2017, Dr. Corey Slovis—who chairs the department of emergency medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is medical director of the Nashville fire department and international airport—presented a number of potentially practice-changing articles in his session, The Most Important Published Articles for EMS Providers. Slovis discussed the recent New England ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - February 23, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care EMS Today Source Type: news

I.V. Lidocaine in a Colorectal Surgery ERAS Program I.V. Lidocaine in a Colorectal Surgery ERAS Program
This study aimed to assess the role of perioperative lidocaine in an enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program for colorectal surgery.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Friday Highlights: 2017 EMS State of the Science Gathering of Eagles XVIX
The 19th Annual EMS State of the Science: Gathering of Eagles Conference, “dedicated to the men and women of EMS who advocate daily for the sick and injured,” began today, packed with 85 topics, faculty and attendees ready to dive into and learn about the latest in EMS and prehospital care. The conference began at 7:30 a.m. with the conference overview and philosophy presented by Raymond L. Fowler, MD—officially dubbed “The First Eagle”—and course coordinator, Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH. Top 5 Studies of the Year The conference began with a customary review of “The Five Most Important ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 17, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Friday Highlights: 2017 EMS State of the Science Gathering of Eagles XVIX
The 19th Annual EMS State of the Science: Gathering of Eagles Conference, “dedicated to the men and women of EMS who advocate daily for the sick and injured,” began today, packed with 85 topics, faculty and attendees ready to dive into and learn about the latest in EMS and prehospital care. The conference began at 7:30 a.m. with the conference overview and philosophy presented by Raymond L. Fowler, MD—officially dubbed “The First Eagle”—and course coordinator, Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH. Top 5 Studies of the Year The conference began with a customary review of “The Five Most Important ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - February 17, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Ropivacaine: Less Pain, Hemorrhage Risk During Vitrectomy Ropivacaine: Less Pain, Hemorrhage Risk During Vitrectomy
Despite a similar effectiveness to bupivacaine, lidocaine, and a solution of both, ropivacaine had lower rates of postoperative pain and lower rates of hemorrhage in a randomized controlled trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

FTC, Endo propose agreement to resolve pay-for-delay dispute
Endo International and the Federal Trade Commission filed a joint motion in the U.S. District Court in California Monday seeking approval of proposal that would resolve all disputes between the pharmaceutical company and the federal agency relating to the alleged "pay-for-delay" patent infringement settlements Endo entered into with generic drug companies. Those settlements involved Lidoderm, a topical patch used to relieve pain associated with a complication of shingles known as post-herpetic neuralgia,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 23, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

FTC, Endo propose agreement to resolve pay-for-delay dispute
Endo International and the Federal Trade Commission filed a joint motion in the U.S. District Court in California Monday seeking approval of proposal that would resolve all disputes between the pharmaceutical company and the federal agency relating to the alleged "pay-for-delay" patent infringement settlements Endo entered into with generic drug companies. Those settlements involved Lidoderm, a topical patch used to relieve pain associated with a complication of shingles known as post-herpetic neuralgia,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 23, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Intraperitoneal Instillation of Lidocaine Cuts Post-Cesarean Pain Intraperitoneal Instillation of Lidocaine Cuts Post-Cesarean Pain
Intraperitoneal instillation of lidocaine improves the management of early postoperative pain after a cesarean delivery and reduces the number of women requesting opioids in the immediate postpartum period, according to researchers in Canada.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 9, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Synera (Lidocaine and Tetracaine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 29, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

How to Confirm Ankle Joint Penetration
Suspicious lacerations should be investigated, even if the X-ray is normal. A step-by-step pictorial guide. It is a busy Friday evening in the emergency department when you get called to the resuscitation bay for a 14-year-old female who was the restrained back seat passenger in a rollover motor vehicle crash. After a quick call to your significant other to ensure that your daughter is safe in bed, you proceed to evaluate this young patient. You are once again amazed by modern safety technology with the minimal amount of head, torso and abdominal trauma on this patient. After a thorough initial inspection you find that the...
Source: EPMonthly.com - December 28, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Logan Plaster Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Topical Lidocaine Could Help Make Infant Vaccines Less Painful (FREE)
By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD Topically applied lidocaine may help ease vaccination pain in infants, according to a study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.Roughly 350 … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - December 12, 2016 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Anesthetic cream best for relieving vaccination pain in infants
For babies under age one year, lidocaine cream, combined with a small amount of sugar given by mouth and infant soothing, can help relieve pain from routine vaccinations, according to a study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 12, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Spoonful of sugar alone may not ease babies' vaccination pain
What's the best way to ease the pain of a vaccination for babies? A randomized control trial at SickKids in Toronto found that a little bit of topical lidocaine cream and a sip of sugar does the trick. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

The Anti-Aging Treatments Pain Scale You Need To Know About
For Allure, by Katie Becker. Discomfort and beauty are always in tension, so we teach ourselves the algorithm of: Is it worth it? We learn the calculations between ouch and better skin (or flatter abs, or a firmer jawline, or...). But you can't do the math without knowing what kind of pain you're in for. We went to the people who know best—the patients—to find out exactly what it feels like to be on the receiving end of all those needles, blades, and lasers. *Pain Meter runs on a scale of 1-5. Botox: An injectable neurotoxin used to temporarily paralyze facial muscles and smooth wrinkles The Patient Report: &q...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scilex touts data for novel lidocaine patch
Sorrento Therapeutics (NSDQ:SRNE) subsidiary Scilex Pharmaceuticals said today that its lidocaine patch, ZTlido, met primary and secondary endpoints in a pivotal study comparing the patch to Endo Pharmaceutical‘s Lidoderm patch. The data will be used to resubmit a new drug application to the FDA in mid-2017, the Malvern, Pa.-based company said. The clinical trial evaluated Scilex’s 1.8% lidocaine patch to the 5.0% Lidoderm patch. The primary endpoint established comparative pharmacokinetics, while the secondary endpoint demonstrated bioequivalence between the 2 patches. ZTlido’s anhydrous patch conta...
Source: Mass Device - December 5, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pain Management Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Scilex Pharmaceuticals Sorrento Therapeutics Source Type: news

Zingo (Lidocaine Hydrochloride Monohydrate) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 5, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

A Double Sequential External Defibrillation Review and Discussion
One Tuesday morning, a Bernalillo County Fire Department (BCFD) engine and paramedic rescue unit are dispatched to a 58-year-old male who's suffering a witnessed cardiac arrest at his home in a very rural service area. They arrive on scene simultaneously with Albuquerque Ambulance, the ALS transport service, nine minutes after the 9-1-1 call. Family members are providing dispatcher-assisted bystander CPR. The crews jump into action and began resuscitation according to local protocols, which includes manual pit crew CPR for a non-hypoxic adult cardiac arrest (specifically, six minutes of continuous chest compressions and pa...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 1, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Brenda J. Lanan, MD Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Source Type: news

LidaMantle (Lidocaine HCl) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 29, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

The CDC Weighs in with Opioid Prescribing Guidelines
After months of sending mixed messages on the role of emergency medicine in stemming the tide of opioid abuse, the CDC has published guidelines that could prove useful in the emergency department. Opioid abuse is no longer merely a topic for medical discussion. It has become a public health concern of the highest magnitude, even making its way into the speeches of this year’s presidential candidates. The numbers speak for themselves, justifying the concern. Over 10 million Americans reported nonmedical use of prescription opioids in 2014. Visits to the emergency department (ED) for misuse or abuse of prescription o...
Source: EPMonthly.com - November 21, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Matt McGahen Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Seven Essential Things You Should Be Doing to Protect Your Skin
What should everyone know about skin, skin care, and dermatology? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Emily Altman, board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist, specializing in general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology and dermatologic surgery, on Quora: There are a few things that everyone should know about skin. Skin Cancer Risk Sun damage is cumulative from the very beginning. Sun exposure and sunburns, particularly before age twenty, are a risk factor for skin cancer and especially melanoma. Teachi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of Two Different Anesthetic Solutions on Injection Pain, Efficacy, and Duration of Soft-Tissue Anesthesia with Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block for Primary Molars
Conclusions: Plain mepivacaine and 2% lidocaine were similarly effective in pulpotomy and the extraction of primary mandibular molars. Although the use of 3% mepivacaine provided a shorter duration of anesthesia than 2% lidocaine, both solutions showed similar results in terms of postoperative complications. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 15, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Sorrento Therapeutics Closes Acquisition of Scilex
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; "Sorrento") and Scilex Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("SCILEX") announced today the closing of a transaction by which Sorrento acqui... Biopharmaceuticals, Mergers & Acquisitions Sorrento Therapeutics, Scilex Pharmaceuticals, ZTlido, lidocaine, shingles (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 9, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Updated Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - September 28, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

I.V. Lidocaine for Postoperative Analgesia and Recovery I.V. Lidocaine for Postoperative Analgesia and Recovery
What are the risks and benefits of perioperative i.v. lidocaine infusion as an adjunct for postoperative pain and recovery?British Journal of Anaesthesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

How to Confirm Ankle Joint Penetration
Suspicious lacerations should be investigated, even if the X-ray is normal. A step-by-step pictorial guide. It is a busy Friday evening in the emergency department when you get called to the resuscitation bay for a 14-year-old female who was the restrained back seat passenger in a rollover motor vehicle crash. After a quick call to your significant other to ensure that your daughter is safe in bed, you proceed to evaluate this young patient. You are once again amazed by modern safety technology with the minimal amount of head, torso and abdominal trauma on this patient. After a thorough initial inspection you find that the...
Source: EPMonthly.com - September 27, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Logan Plaster Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Effect of subacromial lidocaine for rotator cuff tears
Data published in the September issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic Research emphasize a need for care in performing subacromial lidocaine injections to treat rotator cuff tears.  (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - September 17, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Literature News Source Type: news

Glenmark gets USFDA nod for Xylocaine ointment
The approval given by the US Food& Drug Administration (USFDA) to Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc USA (Glenmark) is for Lidocaine Ointment USP, 5 per cent, the company said in a statement. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 12, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news