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Brand name: Nurocain 2% with Adrenaline 1 in 100 000 Dental TM

Active ingredients: lidocaine (lignocaine) + adrenaline (epinephrine)

What it is used for

INDICATIONS AS AT 17 JULY 2003 : Lignocaine solutions are indicated for the production of local anaesthesia in routine dental procedures and oral surgery by means of infiltration and nerve block techniques. Lignocaine solutions with adrenaline are recommended for oral surgery requiring prolonged duration of anaesthesia and haemostasis.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected, usually with a short needle or pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.

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.

Visual appearance

Clear, colourless solution

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

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

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