Biocaine 2% Injection
Biocaine power is an effective numbing medicine used before surgical procedures. It blocks nerve signals from a specific part of the body and is categorized as a local anesthetic medicine. It is also used to treat arrhythmia characterized by an improper beating of the heart.
Uses of Biocaine 2 % Injection
biocaine is used to numb a specific area of the body to reduce pain and discomfort caused by surgical or other invasive medical procedures. Both the injectable and topical forms are used for anesthesia.
Pain and irritation
This medicine is used to relieve pain, swelling and discomfort associated with conditions like sunburn, insect bites, minor cuts, scratches, and burns.
This medicine is used to relieve pain, itching and discomfort caused by hemorrhoids.
lidocaine is used to relieve pain and burning sensation that lasts after the blisters or shingles have disappeared.
Oral forms: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember, if you are on a dosing schedule. Usually, the injectable form is administered in a clinical/hospital set up by a qualified healthcare professional and the topical form has no dosing regimen, hence the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.
Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include slowed or difficult breathing, change in heart rate, coma etc.
Some lidocaine side effects is given below.
- Flushing or redness of skin
- Injection site bruising and red coloration
- Nausea or Vomiting
- Cracked or scaly skin
- Fast heartbeat
- Difficulty in breathing
- Join pain and swelling
- Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
- Blurred vision
- Chills or cold sweats
- Dizziness when getting up suddenly from a sitting position
- Shaking and trembling of arms and feet
- Unusual tiredness and weakness
- Unpleasant aftertaste
Other medicines – Report the use of all other medicines including herbs and supplements to the doctor before receiving Biocaine 2 % Injection to rule out the chances of a potential interaction.
Malignant hyperthermia – Use of lidocaine classification can cause Malignant hyperthermia characterized by a rapid rise in body temperature and severe muscle pain. Use of this medicine should be stopped at the first instance of this condition.
Eye/Ear irritation – The topical form of this medicine should not be applied to the eyes, ears or cracked skin surface. Wash the eyes immediately with water if contact with this medicine occurs.
Teething problems – This medicine should not be used to treat pain associated with teething in infants and children. Use of this medicine to treat teething pain can cause severe damage to the brain and the heart.