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Xylocaine MPF Sterile Solution

4% Xylocaine®-MPF
(lidocaine HCl) Sterile Solution

DRUG DESCRIPTION

4% Xylocaine-MPF (lidocaine HCl) Sterile Solution (Methylparaben Free) contains a local anesthetic agent and is administered topically or by injection. See INDICATIONS for specific uses.

4% Xylocaine-MPF Sterile Solution contains lidocaine HCl, which is chemically designated as acetamide, 2-(diethylamino)-N-(2,6- dimethylphenyl)-mono-hydrochloride and has the following structural formula:

4% Xylocaine®-MPF (lidocaine HCl) Structural Formula Illustration

4% Xylocaine-MPF Sterile Solution in 5 mL ampules may be autoclaved repeatedly if necessary.

Composition of 4% Xylocaine-MPF Sterile Solution

Each mL contains lidocaine HCl, 40 mg, and sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid to adjust pH to 5.0 to 7.0.

A sterile, aqueous solution.

What are the possible side effects of lidocaine injection (Anestacaine, UAD Caine, Xylocaine HCl, Xylocaine-MPF)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Tell your caregivers at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • feeling anxious, shaky, dizzy, restless, or depressed;
  • drowsiness, vomiting, ringing in your ears, blurred vision;
  • confusion, twitching, seizure (convulsions);
  • fast heart rate, rapid breathing, feeling hot or cold;
  • weak or shallow breathing, slow heart...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 3/9/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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