Solarcaine (Lidocaine) Marketing InformationSolarcaine is sold in pharmcies as "Lidocaine". It is also possible to purchase Lidocaine in online store. Usually it doesn't require doctor's receipt. Solarcaine also can be sold as: Lignocaine, Lidoderm, Lidocaine Gel, Topical Lidocaine, Lidocain, Lidocaine Cream, Anestacon, Burnamycin, Burn-O-Jel, Lida Mantle, LMX 4, LMX 5, Senatec, Topicaine, Xylocaine.
Solarcaine (Lidocaine) General InformationSolarcaine 2% 30 g comes in the gel form.
Solarcaine topical may be used for:
temporary relief of pain associated with minor burns and abrasions of the skin, e.g. sunburn, herpes zoster and labialis, pruritus, sore nipples, insect bites;
anesthesia of mucous membranes, e.g. various anal conditions such as hemorrhoids and fissures;
the alleviation of pain during examination and instrumentation, e.g. proctoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, cystoscopy, endotracheal intubation.
Solarcaine (Lidocaine) Recommendations
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Use Solarcaine exactly as directed.
The dose of this medicine may be different for different patients. Use the smallest amount of Solarcaine to control your symptoms. The total maximum dose for a 24 hour period should not exceed 20 grams.
If possible, clean the affected area well, before each application of the medicine. Apply a thin layer, using only enough to cover the affected area.
If used on sore nipples, it is essential that you clean the nipple area completely before each feeding.
Be careful to avoid injury while the area is numb and you are not aware of pain. Avoid contact with eyes.
Solarcaine (Lidocaine) Precautions
Tell your doctor before using Solarcaine, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any medical problems including severe broken or inflamed skin, burns, or open wounds at the place of application.
Solarcaine (Lidocaine) Ingredients
Active ingredient: lidocaine 5%.