Lignospan® Forte; Lignospan® Standard; Xylocaine® MPF With Epinephrine; Xylocaine® With Epinephrine
Xylocaine® With Epinephrine
- It is used to numb an area of the skin before care.
- It is used before dental care to numb the area.
- It may be given to your child for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
- If your child has an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell the doctor about the allergy and what signs your child had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
For all patients taking this drug:
- Tell dentists, surgeons, and other doctors that your child is using this drug.
- Have your child avoid tasks or actions that call for alertness until you see how this drug affects your child. These are things like riding a bike, playing sports, or using items such as scissors, lawnmowers, electric scooters, toy cars, or motorized vehicles.
- If your child is allergic to sulfites, talk with your child’s doctor. Some products have sulfites in them.
- This drug may affect certain lab tests. Be sure the doctor and lab workers know your child takes this drug.
- Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
If your child is pregnant or breast-feeding a baby:
- Talk with the doctor if your child is pregnant, becomes pregnant, or is breast-feeding a baby. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug.
- Do not let your child eat while his/her mouth feels numb. Biting of the tongue could happen.
- This drug may cause short-term loss of feeling and motor activity in the lower half of your child’s body.
For all patients taking this drug:
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Signs of too much acid in the blood (acidosis) like confusion; fast breathing; fast heartbeat; a heartbeat the does not feel normal; very bad stomach pain, upset stomach, or throwing up; feeling very sleepy; shortness of breath; or feeling very tired or weak.
- Change in color of skin to a bluish color like on the lips, nail beds, fingers, or toes.
- Feeling very tired or weak.
- Feeling hot or cold.
- Change in balance.
- Feeling confused.
- Dizziness or passing out.
- Ringing in ears.
- Blurred eyesight.
- Seeing double.
- Sweating a lot.
- Trouble breathing, slow breathing, or shallow breathing.
- A burning, numbness, or tingling feeling that is not normal.
- Very nervous and excitable.
- Low mood (depression).
- Throwing up.
- Slow heartbeat.
- Trouble passing urine.
- Loss of bladder or bowel control.
- Long-lasting burning, numbness, tingling, or paralysis in the lower half of the body.
- Stiff neck.
- If bright lights bother your child’s eyes.
If your child is or may be sexually active:
- Change in sex ability.
- It is given as a shot.
- Your child’s doctor will give this drug.
- Call your child’s doctor to find out what to do.
- This drug will be given to your child in a hospital or doctor’s office. You will not store it at home.
- If your child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.
- Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.
- Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.
- Talk with your child’s doctor before giving your child any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your child’s doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.