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Brand name: Xylocaine Topical TM

Active ingredients: lidocaine (lignocaine)

What it is used for

Anaesthesia of mucous membranes of the oropharyngeal, tracheal and bronchial areas eg. in bronchoscopy, bronchography, laryngoscopy, oesophagoscopy and endotracheal intubation.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Buccal
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A clear, colourless solution.

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 www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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