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Lidocaine: Topical ointment

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What is this medicine?

LIDOCAINE (LYE doe kane) is an anesthetic. It causes loss of feeling in the skin and surrounding tissues. It is used to prevent and to treat pain from some procedures. This medicine is also used to treat minor burns, scrapes and insect bites.

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Drugs Related by Class to Lidocaine: Topical ointment
Class Name : Amide Local Anesthetics

Related Brand Name Drugs :

EXPAREL: Suspension for injection  |  Xylocaine MPF: Solution for injection  |  Xylocaine: Solution for injection  |  Xylocaine: Topical gel  |  Xylocaine: Topical solution
Most Commonly Used Drugs by Class
Class Name : Anti-arrhythmics, Class I-B

Related Brand Name Drugs :

Mexitil: Oral capsule  |  Xylocaine MPF: Solution for injection  |  Xylocaine: Solution for injection  |  Xylocaine: Topical gel  |  Xylocaine: Topical solution
Most Commonly Used Drugs by Class

Related Generic Drugs :

Mexiletine Hydrochloride: Oral capsule
CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Lidocaine: Topical ointment
Usage by Gender
70.02%
29.98%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
2.1%
17.14%
40.56%
40.2%
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