Precautions while using Xylocaine Cream (Lidocaine):
Before using lidocaine, either in ointment or in the injection form, you need to take some
Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any liver or heart related disease. If you are prone to allergic attacks or have a history of blood circulation problems, you need to be careful as well. If you have to be administered the lidocaine injection then your doctor will take into account certain signs and symptoms and quiz you on them. Do not hide anything from him and share any health related condition, query with him.
Do not self administer lidocaine auto-injector without your doctor’s permission and always use the cardiobeeper that is provided to you to keep track of your heart rate as well as rhythm. You can communicate the findings to your doctor on phone so that he can advise you accordingly.
Women who are lactating should consult the doctor before opting for lidocaine. It is yet not known for sure whether lidocaine passes through and will affect the baby, so it is better not to take chances.
The xylocaine injection is administered through the needle that is placed into the vein and therefore cannot be managed by somebody all by themselves. You need to get xylocaine done by healthcare professionals like a nurse as other health parameters like blood pressure, levels of oxygen all need observation.
Do not drive or do activities that require you to be alert as the injection may induce drowsiness.