Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before administering lidocaine injection.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery should be avoided as it can cause dizziness and drowsiness. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how the medication affects you.
Do NOT use lidocaine injection if:
- You are allergic to lidocaine injection or other containing ingredients;
- You are allergic to other local anesthetics;
- You have Stokes-Adams syndrome, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, or cardiac block without a pacemaker;
- You are receiving treatment concurrently with class I antiarrhythmic agents (quinine, flecainide, disopyramide, procainamide);
- You had prior use of amiodarone hydrochloride.
Lidocaine injection for pregnant and nursing mothers is not expected to be harmful to the unborn baby or infant. Consult your doctor or health care professional before having this medication.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Dosage for anesthesia varies depending on the patient and surgical procedure. For cardiac arrhythmias, usual dose for adults is 50 to 100mg IV.
Drugs, such as phenothiazines, depressants, or blood pressure medications, affect and interact with lidocaine injection. Your doctor should know if you have heart, thyroid, circulation, or blood disorders. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking or medical conditions you have before your treatment with lidocaine injection.