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Relieves the pain of a sore mouth or throat. Also used to relieve the pain caused by minor burns, sunburn, insect bites, and other medical problems. May also be used by men to treat premature ejaculation (a sexual problem) and prolong an erection.
Xylocaine, Solarcaine Cool Aloe, Regenecare HA, Anestacon, Senatec, Lida Mantle, Premjact, Stud 100, Burnamycin, Corta-Cap Needle Ease, Topicaine, Topicaine 5, The Medicine Shoppe Extra Aloe Burn Relief, Burn-O-Jel, Anestafoam
There may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used
You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to lidocaine or related medicines such as tetracaine or dibucaine.
How to Use This Medicine
Liquid, Foam, Lotion, Ointment, Gel/Jelly, Spray
- Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
- If you are using this medicine without a prescription, follow the instructions on the medicine label.
- You might have trouble swallowing if you spray this medicine in your throat, or the back of your mouth. Do not eat or drink for 60 minutes after using this medicine in your mouth or throat.
- Do not get this medicine in your eyes. If the medicine does get in your eyes, wash your eyes with water right away.
- You might need to shake the spray well just before each use.
- For men using this medicine to treat problems with sex: Spray on your penis before you have sex. Most men need to spray the medicine at least 3 times. Do not spray the medicine more than 10 times during each session. Over time you will learn how many times, and how early to spray the medicine to best treat your condition.
If a dose is missed:
- If you are using this medicine on a regular schedule: If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine
- Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
- Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.
- Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine
- If you are pregnant or breast feeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
- Blurred or double vision.
- Confusion, dizziness, or light-headedness.
- Skin or throat swelling, redness, itching, rash, or pain.
- Slow or uneven heartbeat.
- Tremor or seizure.
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