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Xylocaine Viscous

Xylocaine Viscous Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (Xylocaine Viscous)?

Since lidocaine viscous is used as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are using the medication regularly, use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose (Xylocaine Viscous)?

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Lidocaine viscous is not likely to cause an overdose unless you apply more than the recommended dose. Overdose may also occur if you apply heat to treated areas.

Improper use of lidocaine viscous may result in death.

Overdose symptoms may include numbness of the mouth or tongue, ringing in your ears, drowsiness, confusion, nervousness, blurred vision, feeling hot or cold, muscle twitches, uneven heartbeats, seizure (convulsions), slowed breathing, or respiratory failure (breathing stops).

What should I avoid while using lidocaine viscous (Xylocaine Viscous)?

Do not allow the medicine to come into contact with your eyes. If it does, rinse with water.

Avoid using other topical medications on the affected area unless your doctor has told you to.

What other drugs will affect lidocaine viscous (Xylocaine Viscous)?

Before using lidocaine viscous, tell your doctor if you are taking medication to treat a heart rhythm disorder, such as:

  • quinidine (Quinidex, Quinaglute);
  • disopyramide (Norpace);
  • flecainide (Tambocor);
  • mexiletine (Mexitil);
  • procainamide (Procan, Pronestyl);
  • tocainide (Tonocard); or
  • propafenone (Rythmol).

This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with lidocaine viscous. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about lidocaine viscous.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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