What is it?
Lidocaine hydrochloride is classified as an amide anesthetic and primarily used a local anesthetic.

How can I avoid it?
You should avoid contact with this substance. Avoidance requires reading labels, and package inserts. You should inform your health care provider about this allergy.

  • Anesthetic (numbing agent, including injections as well as numbing creams such as EMLA® or ELA-Max)
  • Antiarrhythmic agent
Other names for Lidocaine Hydrochloride:
  • 2-(Diethylamino)-N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl) acetamide
  • 2-Diethylamino-2’,6’-acetoxylidide
  • Anestacon
  • Cuivasal
  • Duncaine
  • EMLA® cream
  • Gravocaine
  • Isicaine
  • Leostesin
  • Lidocaine HCl
  • Lidocaine monohydrate monohydrochloride
  • Lidothesin
  • Lignocaine
  • Rucaina
  • Sylestesin
  • w-Diethylamino-2,6-dimethylacetanilide
  • Xylestesin
  • Xylocaine
  • Xylocitin
  • Xylotox
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Bupivacine
  • Cinchocaine (Dibucaine)
  • Etidocaine
  • Mepivacaine
  • Nupercaine
  • Other amide anesthetics
  • Prilocaine


How safe is it?

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