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Brand name: Xylocaine Pump Spray TM

Active ingredients: lidocaine (lignocaine)

What it is used for

Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray is used for surface anaesthesia of the mucous membranes prior to the following procedures:,Otorhinolaryngology:,To prepare for puncture of the maxillary sinus; for analgesia of the pharynx to prevent gagging and stress reactions when inserting instruments.,Dental Practice:,Before injections, treating minor abscesses, suture removal, deep scaling and to prevent gagging when taking intraoral impressions and X-rays.,General Anaesthesia:,To prevent coughing with an endotracheal tube in situ during light surgical anaesthesia.,Obstetrics:,During the final stages of delivery and before episiotomy and perineal suturing as supplementary pain control.

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.

Visual appearance

Clear or almost clear slightly coloured liquid in a glass bottle closed by a spray head and pump assembly.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

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

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