Synonyms: Lidocaine Hydrochloride; Lignocaine HCl
Related Products: Procaine Hcl ,Benzocaine
Assay: 99% min
Character: White crystalline powder.
Melting point 127-129ºC, a hydrate melting point is 77-78 ºC. Easily soluble in water, 0.5% aqueous solution pHO 4.0-5.5. Odorless, bitter taste of hemp.
Lidocaine hydrochloride is a white powder without smell and with a bitter taste that is used both in human and veterinary medicine. The drug is also known as lignocaine hydrochloride, and is used as a local anesthetic and to regulate certain medical problems related to heart rhythm. Injections of it are used to provide local anesthesia during various minor surgical procedures.
It is also available in various topical preparations, such as gels, sprays, creams, and ointments that are usually applied to the skin or the mucous membranes. This drug was first manufactured in Sweden in 1943 and was then named xylocaine.
Anesthesia, local- Proparacaine and tetracaine are indicated to produce local anesthesia of short duration for ophthalmic procedures including measurement of intraocular pressure, removal of foreign bodies and sutures, and conjunctival and corneal scraping in diagnosis and gonioscopy.
Lidocaine hydrochloride is used on the skin to stop itching and pain from certain skin conditions (e. G., scrapes, minor burns, eczema, insect bites) and to treat minor discomfort and itching caused by hemorrhoids and certain other problems of the genital/anal area (e. G., anal fissures, itching around the vagina/rectum). Some forms of this medication are also used to decrease discomfort or pain during certain medical procedures/exams (e. G., sigmoidoscopy, cystoscopy). Lidocaine is a local anesthetic that works by causing temporary numbness/loss of feeling in the skin and mucous membranes.