There are many benefits for using Lidocaine 5% ointment 50 grams, such as to temporarily numb and relieve pain from minor burns (including sunburn), skin abrasions, insect bites, and other painful conditions affecting mucous membranes.
How to Use Lidocaine 5% Ointment 50 Grams
Lidocaine belongs to a class of drugs called local anesthetics. This medical ointment can be used for teeth/oral pain, but it is recommended not to use long term. Lidocaine should not be used to treat teething pain in infants and young children due to an increased risk of serious side effects. Please talk to the doctor for more details and for other ways to treat teething pain.
How to use Lidocaine Ointment Topical Local Anesthetics
Ask your pharmacist questions on how to use or the side effects of Lidocaine, before you start using.
Before certain medical/dental procedures, this medication is usually applied by a health care professional. If you are applying this medication yourself, use as directed by your dentist or doctor.
Do not increase your dose or use this drug longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase.
Do not chew gum or eat for 1 hour after using this product and while your mouth or throat is numb. It is especially important for children to not eat or chew gum for at least 1 hour after using this product.
If you are applying this medication to other mucous membranes or the skin, clean the affected area before use, if possible, and apply with clean hands as directed.
For broken or burned skin, you may apply the ointment with a sterile gauze pad.
Lidocaine starts to numb the affected area within 5 minutes after application. If you are using this product before certain procedures, tell your doctor if the area does not feel numb or the numbness does not go away. If you are using this product to relieve pain/discomfort, tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.