Lidocaine Jelly

  • Topical pain relief

Lidocaine Jelly Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Lidocaine HCl 2%; aqueous.

Pharmacological Class

Topical anesthetic.

How Supplied

Contact supplier.

Lidocaine Jelly Indications


Anesthesia in procedures of urethra, painful urethritis. Anesthesic lubricant for endotracheal intubation.

Lidocaine Jelly Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

See full labeling.

Lidocaine Jelly Contraindications

Not Applicable

Lidocaine Jelly Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Lidocaine Jelly Warnings/Precautions


Sepsis. Traumatized mucosa. Severe shock. Heart block. Risk of methemoglobinemia (esp. in G6PD deficiency, congenital or idiopathic methemoglobinemia, cardiac or pulmonary compromise, infants <6 months of age, concurrent exposure to oxidizing agents or metabolites); monitor. Monitor for familial malignant hyperthermia (eg, tachycardia, tachypnea). History of drug sensitivities. Do not eat for 1 hour after oral application. Children, elderly, debilitated, acutely ill: reduce dose. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Lidocaine Jelly Pharmacokinetics

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Lidocaine Jelly Interactions


Increased risk of methemoglobinemia when concurrently exposed to nitrates/nitrites, local anesthetics, antineoplastic agents, antibiotics, antimalarials, anticonvulsants, others.

Lidocaine Jelly Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

CNS effects (eg, dizziness, visual disturbances, tremor, respiratory depression), bradycardia, hypotension.

Lidocaine Jelly Clinical Trials

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Lidocaine Jelly Note


Formerly known under the brand name Xylocaine.

Lidocaine Jelly Patient Counseling

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