Lidocaine Topical Ointment 5%, Tube
Lidocaine Topical Ointment 5%, 35 gram tube is a local anesthetic agent and is administered topically.
Onset of anesthesia: Lidocaine Ointment 5% effects local, topical anesthesia. The onset of action is 3-5 minutes. It is ineffective when applied to intact skin.
Hemodynamics: Excessive blood levels maycausechanges in cardiac output, total peripheral resistance, and mean arterial pressure. These changes may be attributable to a direct depressant effect of the local anesthetic agent on various components of the cardiovascular system.
Pharmacokinetics and metabolism: Lidocaine may be absorbed following topical administration to mucous membranes, its rate and extent of absrption depending upon the specific site of application, duration of exposure, concentration, and total dosage.
In general, the rate of absorption of local anesthetic agents following topical application occurs most rapidly after intratracheal administration Lidocaine is also well-absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, but little intact drug appears in the circulation because of biotransformation in the liver.
Active: Lidocaine 5%
Inactives: Polyethylene Glycols, Peppermint Oil
Brand: Hi-Tech (Akorn)
Size: 35.44 gram Tube
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