Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel for Piles

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Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel, commonly known as lignocaine and marketed under the brand name Xylocaine, is an amino amide local anaesthetic. Lidocaine starts functioning within minutes and lasts for half an hour to three hours when administered for local anaesthetic or nerve blocks. To numb the area, Lidocaine mixes can be administered directly to the skin or mucous membranes.

How Does this Medication Work?

This medicine works as a local anaesthetic and antiarrhythmic by inhibiting voltage-gated sodium channels in the neuronal membrane. This stops pain signals from being sent to the brain by preventing depolarization of the postsynaptic neuron.

Composition and Active Ingredients

Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel is composed of Lidocaine Hydrochloride Monohydrate

Please keep in mind that any active component indicated above may be available in a variety of strengths.

Uses of Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel

The following are the main uses of this medication:

1. Piles

2. Local Anaesthesia

3. Mouth Sores

What is the Contraindication of Lignocaine?

Hypersensitivity

Heart Block

What if I Missed a Dose?

If you miss a dosage, take it as soon as you realise it. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose and return to your regular dosing plan. To make up for a missing dose, do not take an extra dose. If you forget to take your prescription on a regular basis, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. If you have missed too many doses recently, please visit your doctor about making changes to your dosage schedule or creating a new schedule to make up for missed doses.

Overdose of Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel for Piles

Do not exceed the recommended dose. More medication will not improve your symptoms; instead, it may result in poisoning or significant side effects. If you think you or someone else may have overdosed on Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel, go to the nearest hospital or nursing home’s emergency room. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you so doctors may get the information they need.

For more information, please consult your doctor, pharmacist, or see the product label.

Storage of Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel

Keep medicines at room temperature and out of direct sunlight. Medicines should not be frozen unless the package insert says otherwise. 

Do not flush medications down the toilet or dump them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication that is disposed of in this manner has the potential to contaminate the environment. For further information on how to safely dispose of Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel, visit your pharmacist or doctor.

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Expired Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel 

An adverse reaction is unlikely to occur if you take a single dose of expired Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel for Piles. If you have any questions or if you feel unwell or sick, please consult your primary health care practitioner or pharmacist. The treatment of your specified conditions may become ineffective if the medicine has expired. It is critical not to utilize outdated medications in order to be safe. If you have a chronic disease that requires you to take medication on a regular basis, such as a heart issue, seizures, or life-threatening allergies, it’s much safer to keep in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can get a new supply of unexpired medications.

Side Effects of Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel for Piles

The following are some of the possible negative effects of using Lignocaine Hydrochloride gel for Piles. These side effects may differ from one person to the next. These adverse effects are rare but it can be dangerous. If you have any of the following adverse effects, especially if they are persistent, contact your doctor.

a. Allergic reactions 

b. Dermatitis

c. Irritation where lidocaine gel is used.

d. Ulcers

e. Swelling.

f. Redness.

g. Change in color of skin.

If you detect any other adverse effects not listed above, call your doctor right away for medical assistance.

How is This Medicine Applied?

Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel is typically used to treat piles in grades 1 and 2. Follow your doctor’s instructions for using Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel for Piles. Read all of the information that has been given to you. Pay great attention to all of the directions.

a. This gel should not be taken by mouth. Use just on your skin. Hands must be kept away from your mouth, nose, and eyes.

b. Rinse well with water if you get Lignocaine gel in any of these areas.

c. Before and after use, wash your hands. 

d. Before using, clean the affected area. Before you apply it, make sure it’s completely dry.

e. Apply to skin that is clean, dry, and healthy

f. Coverings (bandages, dressings, and make-up) should only be used if the doctor instructs you to.

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Price of Lignocaine Hydrochloride Gel in India

Price: INR 30.00 approx.

Interaction of Lidocaine

The following medications may interact with Lignocaine Hydrochloride gel:

Abametapir

The serum concentration of Lidocaine can be increased when it is combined with Abametapir.

Abatacept

The metabolism of Lidocaine can be increased when combined with Abatacept.

1,2-Benzodiazepine

The risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Lidocaine is combined with 1,2-Benzodiazepine.

Abiraterone

The serum concentration of Lidocaine can be increased when it is combined with Abiraterone.

Acalabrutinib

The metabolism of Lidocaine can be decreased when combined with Acalabrutinib.

Acebutolol

The serum concentration of Lidocaine can be increased when it is combined with Acebutolol.

Acenocoumarol

The metabolism of Acenocoumarol can be decreased when combined with Lidocaine.

Acetaminophen

The risk or severity of methemoglobinemia can be increased when Lidocaine is combined with Acetaminophen.

Acetazolamide

The risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Lidocaine is combined with Acetazolamide.

Acetophenazine

The risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Lidocaine is combined with Acetophenazine.

Precautions 

Inform your doctor about any current medications, over-the-counter medicines such as vitamins or supplements, medicine for allergies, pre-existing conditions, or pregnancy before using Lignocaine Hydrochloride gel for Piles. Some medical disorders may make you more vulnerable to the gel’s side effects. Follow your doctor’s instructions or the instructions printed on the product. Consult a doctor for the proper dosage, as it is dependent on the severity of your condition. If your disease does not improve or worsens, contact your doctor. Take care of the following:

a. Avoid if pregnant or breastfeeding

b. Do not apply frequently

c. Use recommended quantity 

d. Taking other medicines

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