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Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml

Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml

Composition

LIDOCAINE-100MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Zydus Healthcare Ltd

Consume Type

TOPICAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml

Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml belongs to the class of local anaesthetics used to reduce/relieve pain and discomfort associated with skin irritation, burns, scratches, insect bites, skin abrasions, or sunburn. It is also used to treat post-herpetic neuralgia (lasting pain after a shingles infection). Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml may also be used to treat premature ejaculation. It is also indicated for the prevention and control of pain in urethritis (inflammation of the urethra). Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml may also be used as an adjunct for endotracheal intubation.
 
Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml contains 'lidocaine' that blocks the influx (entry) of sodium ions into the membrane that surrounds the nerves, thereby preventing initiation and conduction of impulses. Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml produces local numbness by blocking the nerve signal in the affected area. Hence, Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml produces an anaesthetic effect and helps decrease the sensation of pain. 
 
Use Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml as advised by the doctor. In some cases, Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml may cause application site reactions such as burning sensation, itching, redness, and irritation. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.
 
Consult your doctor before using Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml is not recommended for children as safety and effectiveness have not been established. Avoid contact of Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml with eyes, nose, or mouth. If contact occurs, rinse with water immediately. Do not apply Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml on the swollen skin areas or deep puncture wounds. Inform your doctor about your health condition and medications to rule out any side effects/interactions.

Uses of Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml

Treatment of Reduce/relieve pain and discomfort (local anaesthesia), post-herpetic neuralgia, premature ejaculation, as an adjunct for endotracheal intubation.

Medicinal Benefits

Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml belongs to the class of local anaesthetics used to reduce/relieve pain and discomfort associated with skin irritation, burns, scratches, insect bites, skin abrasions, or sunburn. It is also used to treat post-herpetic neuralgia (pain due to shingles-a viral infection). Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml is also indicated for the prevention and control of pain in urethritis (inflammation of the urethra). Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml may also be used as an adjunct for endotracheal intubation (a medical procedure involving the placement of a tube into the windpipe through the nose or mouth). Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml contains 'lidocaine' that blocks the influx (entry) of sodium ions into the membrane that surrounds the nerves, thereby preventing initiation and conduction of impulses. Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml produces local numbness by blocking the nerve signal in the affected area. Hence, Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml produces an anaesthetic effect and helps decrease the sensation of pain. Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml may also be used to treat premature ejaculation. It works by reducing the sensitivity of skin tissue and sensation when applied to the penis. Thereby prevents premature ejaculation.

Directions for Use

Topical liquid/Gel/Ointment/Jelly: Use it as advised by the doctor. Apply the prescribed dose onto the affected area.Spray: Shake the container before use. Point the nozzle towards the application site and press the button to spray. Do not puncture, incinerate, or break the container, even if it is empty.Patch: Apply the patch to the affected area. Do not handle the patch with wet hands. Avoid bathing/showering/swimming while wearing the patch.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml

  • Burning sensation
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Irritation

Drug Warnings

Do not use Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml if you are allergic to any of its components. Avoid using Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml on larger skin areas or for a prolonged duration. Inform your doctor if you have methemoglobinemia (abnormal methemoglobin in the blood), heart, kidney or liver problems. Consult your doctor before using Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml is not recommended for children as safety and effectiveness have not been established.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml may have interaction with other local anaesthetic drugs and anti-arrhythmic drugs (tocainide, mexiletine).

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have methemoglobinemia (abnormal methemoglobin in the blood) or heart problems such as irregular heartbeat or heart block.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • TOCAINIDE
  • MEXILETINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Maintain a healthy weight by performing regular low-strain exercises and eating healthy food.
  • Get adequate sleep as resting the muscles can help in reducing inflammation and swelling.
  • De-stress yourself by meditating, reading books, taking a warm bubble bath, or listening to soothing music.
  • Eat food rich in antioxidants such as berries, spinach, kidney beans, dark chocolate, etc.
  • Foods containing flavonoids help in reducing inflammation. These include soy, berries, broccoli, grapes, and green tea.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.

Special Advise

  • Do not apply Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml on open wounds, injured skin, or unhealed shingles blisters.
  • Wash your hands after use. However, do not wash your hands if you are using Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml on your hands.
  • If Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml comes in contact with eyes, mouth or nose, wash with water immediately. Consult a doctor if irritation persists.
  • Do not scratch or rub the skin when it is numb.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Pain: Pain is a symptom triggered by the nervous system, causing uncomfortable sensations in the body. Pain can be generalized (overall body aches) or localized (affecting a specific area of the body). The common causes of pain include headache, muscle strain, cramps, and cuts.

Local anaesthesia: It causes numbing/loss of sensation to a specific area of the body. It is used to treat pain, or to prevent pain during surgery or medical procedure.

Post-herpetic neuralgia: Post-herpetic neuralgia is a lasting pain in the area of shingles. Shingles is a viral infection that causes painful rashes occurring due to the reactivation of chicken pox virus infection. Symptoms include nerve pain and itchiness.

Premature ejaculation: Premature ejaculation is when a man ejaculates (orgasms) more quickly with less sexual stimulation before the man or his partner would like. This could lead to problems in a sexual relationship. Premature ejaculation is also known as rapid ejaculation, premature climax or early ejaculation. Symptoms include the inability to delay the orgasm or ejaculation for more than a minute after the start of intercourse. 

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Alcohol

Caution

It is unknown if alcohol affects Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor will prescribe Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor will decide whether breastfeeding mothers can use Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml or not.

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Driving

Caution

It is not known if Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml affects your ability to drive. Drive only if you are alert after using Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml.

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Liver

Caution

Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment/liver disease. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Kidney

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Children

Unsafe

Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml is not recommended for children as efficacy and safety have not been established.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

D' Block, 3Rd Floor, Gillander House, Netaji Subhas Road, Kolkata - 700001 (Wb)
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FAQs

Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml blocks the influx of sodium ions into the membrane that surrounds the nerves, thereby preventing initiation and conduction of impulses (nerve signal). Hence, it provides an anaesthetic effect and decreases the sensation of pain.
Avoid concomitant use of Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml with other topical products such as cosmetics, sunscreens, lotions, moisturizers, insect repellent creams, and other gels.
Do not apply external heat or cover the treated skin with dressings after applying Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml. Covering the skin or applying heat might increase the amount of drug absorbed into the skin leading to unpleasant side effects.
Do not apply Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml on open wounds, injured skin, or unhealed shingles blisters. Apply Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml on intact skin only.
Avoid using Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml for longer durations unless prescribed by the doctor. If your condition does not improve even after using Xylocaine 10% Spray 50 ml for 7 days, consult your doctor.

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