AgonEaze; Anodyne LPT; DermacinRx Empricaine; DermacinRx Prizopak; Dolotranz; EMLA [DSC]; Leva Set [DSC]; Lido BDK; Lidopril; Lidopril XR; LiProZonePak; Livixil Pak; LP Lite Pak [DSC]; Medolor Pak; Oraqix; Prikaan; Prikaan Lite; Prilolid; Priloxx LP; Relador Pak; Venipuncture CPI
- It is used to numb an area of the skin before care.
- It is used to lower pain from shots.
- It is used before dental care to numb the area.
- If you have an allergy to lidocaine, prilocaine, or any other part of this drug.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If you have methemoglobinemia.
- If you are using this drug in the ear and you have a ruptured ear drum. Do not use in the ear if you have a ruptured ear drum.
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take this drug. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- This drug may cause harm if swallowed. If this drug is swallowed, call a doctor or poison control center right away.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
- Do not put on open wounds, cuts, or irritated skin.
- Use care when putting on a large part of the skin or where there are open wounds. Talk with the doctor.
- Do not use this drug for longer than you were told by your doctor.
- Do not scratch or rub the skin while it is numb. Do not let it get very hot or very cold.
- If you are 65 or older, use this drug with care. You could have more side effects.
- Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
- 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, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Signs of methemoglobinemia like a blue or gray color of the lips, nails, or skin; a heartbeat that does not feel normal; seizures; very bad dizziness or passing out; very bad headache; feeling very sleepy; feeling tired or weak; or shortness of breath. This effect is rare but may be deadly if it happens.
- Very bad irritation where this drug is used.
- Irritation where this drug is used.
- Change in how you feel hot or cold.
- Pale skin.
- Bad taste in your mouth.
- Upset stomach.
- Do not take this drug by mouth. Use on your skin only. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
- If you get this drug in any of these areas, rinse well with water.
- Clean affected part before use. Make sure to dry well.
- Use a rubber glove to put on.
- Put a thick layer on the area to be treated. Do not rub in.
- You may need to cover the treated area with a bandage or dressing. Talk with the doctor.
- It will be put on you by your doctor.
- Call your doctor to find out what to do.
- Store at room temperature. Do not freeze.
- If you need to store this drug at home, talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about how to store it.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else’s drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your 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.