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Lidoderm Patch (Lidocaine)

Known as Versatis medicated plasters in the UK

Prescription medicineOnly Available By Prescription
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Example: If you find a product on Canada Drugs Direct for $50.00 and find the same product for $40.00 at another mail order pharmacy, we will provide you with a $12.50 discount, bringing your total to $37.50.

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  • We will only match the current advertised price.
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Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.

Description

Lidoderm patches can be prescribed for the treatment of mild pain. Usually they are given for nerve pain and are approved for the treatment of pain asociated with Shingles.

Shingles is a viral infection that causes painful eruptions of the skin. These eruptions can last for three to five weeks. In some cases, people experience nerve pain long past the resolution of shingles.

Lidoderm works by blocking the pain signals sent between nerve cells.

Directions

Apply one Lidoderm patch to a clean, dry area of the skin. The patch shroud be left on for 12 hours and then removed for 12 hours before another is applied.

Discard Lidoderm patches by folding them over onto themselves and discarding in a place where animals and small children do not have access.

Ingredients

The active ingredient in Lidoderm patches is lidocaine.

Interactions

Common drug-drug interactions with this medication may include:

  • Antiarrhythmic Agents
  • Cimetidine
  • Dapsone
  • Local Anesthetics
  • Methemoglobinemia Associated Agents
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Prilocaine
  • Sodium Nitrite

Cautions

Lidoderm can cause irritation at the site of application.

Do not wear the patches for longer than prescribed because high levels of lidocaine may absorb into the system and cause side effects.

Side Effects

The most common side effects of Lidoderm patches can include:

  • Anaphylactoid Shock
  • Angioedema
  • Application Site Burning
  • Application Site Erythema
  • Application Site Vesicles
  • Apprehension
  • Asthenia
  • Blurred Vision
  • Bradycardia
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise
  • Central Nervous System Depression
  • Circulatory Shock
  • Confusion
  • Dermatitis
  • Diplopia
  • Disorientation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dysgeusia
  • Dyspnea
  • Euphoria
  • Excitement
  • Exfoliation Of Skin
  • Flushing
  • Headache
  • Hyperesthesia
  • Hypersensitivity Reaction
  • Hypoesthesia
  • Hypotension
  • Laryngospasm
  • Local Discoloration
  • Local Irritation
  • Localized Warm Feeling
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Metallic Taste
  • Methemoglobinemia
  • Nervousness
  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • Papule
  • Paresthesia
  • Respiratory Depression
  • Seizure
  • Sensation Disorder
  • Sensation Of Cold
  • Shock
  • Skin Blister
  • Skin Depigmentation
  • Skin Edema
  • Skin Erosion
  • Tinnitus
  • Tremor
  • Twitching
  • Urticaria

References

Lidoderm patch [package insert]. Malvern, PA: Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2015.



IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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