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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