Lidocaine (Systemic)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Lidocaine (Systemic)?

(LYE doe kane)

• This medicine is used to numb an area before a procedure.

• This medicine is used to treat a fast heartbeat.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Irritation where the shot is given.

• Feeling tired or weak.

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Blurred vision.

• Numbness and tingling.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an...

 
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