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Active ingredients: lidocaine (lignocaine)
What it is used for
For the symptomatic relief of medically diagnosed neuropathic pain associated with previous herpes zoster infection (post-herpetic neuralgia, PHN)
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Adhesive patch with 'lidocaine 5%' embossed on one side
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient lidocaine (lignocaine)
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems