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Lidoderm (Lidocaine Patch) - Summary

 
 



LIDODERM SUMMARY

LIDODERM®
(Lidocaine Patch 5%)

LIDODERM (lidocaine patch 5%) is comprised of an adhesive material containing 5% lidocaine, which is applied to a non-woven polyester felt backing and covered with a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film release liner. The release liner is removed prior to application to the skin. The size of the patch is 10 cm ├Ś 14 cm.

LIDODERM is indicated for relief of pain associated with post-herpetic neuralgia. It should be applied only to intact skin.


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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Published Studies Related to Lidoderm (Lidocaine Patch)

Treatment for postoperative wound pain in gynecologic laparoscopic surgery: topical lidocaine patches. [2012]
CONCLUSIONS: Topical lidocaine patches at the laparoscopic port sites reduced

Lidocaine/tetracaine patch (Rapydan) for topical anaesthesia before arterial access: a double-blind, randomized trial. [2012]
non-inferior to subcutaneous local anaesthetic... CONCLUSIONS: Both the lidocaine/tetracaine patch and subcutaneous injection of

Effects of lidocaine patch on intradermal capsaicin-induced pain: a double-blind, controlled trial. [2011.03]
This study evaluated the effects of topical lidocaine on skin sensation and on intradermal capsaicin-induced pain and hyperalgesia. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled methodology was used...

Effects of lidocaine patch on intradermal capsaicin-induced pain: a double-blind, controlled trial. [2011]
This study evaluated the effects of topical lidocaine on skin sensation and on intradermal capsaicin-induced pain and hyperalgesia. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled methodology was used...

Lidocaine/tetracaine medicated plaster: in minor dermatological and needle puncture procedures. [2010.11.12]
The lidocaine/tetracaine medicated plaster comprises a lidocaine/tetracaine 70 mg/70 mg patch and a controlled heat-assisted drug delivery pod that increases the diffusion of lidocaine and tetracaine into the dermis. Following a 1-hour application period, systemic absorption of lidocaine or tetracaine from the plaster was minimal...

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Clinical Trials Related to Lidoderm (Lidocaine Patch)

Comparison of the Total Dose and Efficacy of Two Lidocaine Concentrations Needed for Cutaneous Surgery Local Anesthesia [Completed]
The purpose of the study will be to demonstrate whether Mohs micrographic surgery can be performed with a lower total dose of local anesthesia (and greater patient safety) when using 0. 5% lidocaine with 1: 200,000 epinephrine versus 1% lidocaine with 1: 100,000 epinephrine.

J-Tip« Jet Injection of 1% Buffered Lidocaine or Saline Versus 4% Lidocaine Cream Before Venipuncture or IV Insertion [Not yet recruiting]
To measure and compare pain associated with venipuncture and peripheral intravenous catheter insertion among pediatric emergency department patients randomized to treatment with one of three different pain-reduction strategies: J-Tip« jet injection of 1% buffered lidocaine, J-Tip« jet injection of sterile saline, or application of 4% lidocaine topical cream. The investigators hypothesize that J-Tip« jet injection of 1% buffered lidocaine will provide superior local anesthesia compared to saline or lidocaine cream.

Lidocaine and Ketamine in Abdominal Surgery [Recruiting]
This study is being done to determine if combined infusions of lidocaine and ketamine is better than a lidocaine or ketamine infusion alone, or to placebo in improving recovery after abdominal hysterectomy. Participants will be randomized into one of four groups. Evaluations will be done through walking tests, pain and fatigue questionnaires and blood tests.

A Study to Characterize the Phenotype in Patients With Morton's Neuroma and to Explore the Effect of Local Administration of Xylocaine (Lidocaine) [Recruiting]
To characterize the phenotype in patients with Morton's neuroma and to explore the effect of local administration of Xylocaine (lidocaine)

Lidocaine Lubricant in Pediatric Urethral Catheterization [Completed]
In Emergency Departments (ED) across the nation there is renewed interest in finding ways to alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with many of the procedures that children must undergo. In a policy by the American Academy of Pediatrics, a nationally recognized advocate for children, physicians are urged to advocate for child-specific research in pain management and the effective use of pain medication to ensure compassionate and competent management of pain. (AAP Statement, 2001) Pediatric urethral catheterizations are one such procedure in which children experience significant pain.(11) In present care, children over 2 months of age do not routinely receive intervention for urethral catheterization related anxiety and pain, and, anecdotal reports suggest that most require physical restraint to complete the procedure. Lidocaine is an anesthetic agent that provides relief from pain during many commonly performed ED procedures. Intraurethral Lidocaine has been shown to decrease pain associated with urethral catheter placement in cystograms, however, Lidocaine is not routinely used for urethral catheterizations in the CHOA ED.

This study aims to investigate the potential use of Lidocaine as an anesthetic agent during urethral catheterization of children. Recently, two specific studies were performed investigating the use of Lidocaine to decrease discomfort associated with urethral catheterization. Using the strengths of both previously published studies, our study will use Lidocaine both topically and instilled into the urethra. Investigators plan to perform a prospective three-arm double-blinded randomized clinical trial investigating the effectiveness of Lidocaine jelly as a analgesic when used as a lubricant for urinary catheterization. Investigators aim to demonstrate that Lidocaine used as a lubricant anesthetic for urethral catheterization will provide a safe, time-efficient, and relatively easy way to decrease pediatric pain in the emergency department setting.

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Reports of Suspected Lidoderm (Lidocaine Patch) Side Effects

Drug Ineffective (7)Death (6)Muscular Weakness (6)Oedema Peripheral (5)Contusion (4)Drug Hypersensitivity (4)Paraesthesia (4)Swelling (4)Weight Decreased (3)Constipation (3)more >>


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