Pro Pet Skin Relief

Name: Pro Pet Skin Relief

Pro Pet Skin Relief Overview

Lidocaine is a prescription medication used to prevent pain before procedures or to relieve pain due to certain conditions. Lidocaine belongs to a group of drugs called local anesthetics. These stop nerves from sending pain signals to the brain.

This medication comes in several topical forms, including a patch to be applied to the skin (transdermal), ointment, cream, and oral solution. Lidocaine is an ingredient in some over-the-counter topical pain relievers. This page refers to the prescription forms of lidocaine.

This medication is also available in an injectable form to be given directly into a vein (IV) or for infiltration and nerve block by a healthcare professional.

Common side effects of topical lidocaine include irritation at site of application. Common side effects of injectable lidocaine include confusion, nervousness, and numbness. Lidocaine may also cause dizziness and drowsiness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how this medication affects you. 

Pro Pet Skin Relief Drug Class

Pro Pet Skin Relief is part of the drug classes:

  • Amides

  • Analgesics and anesthetics

  • Anesthetics for topical use

  • Anesthetics, local

  • Antiarrhythmics, class Ib

Pro Pet Skin Relief Precautions

Topical:

Serious side effects have been reported with topical lidocaine including the following:

Allergic reactions. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have some or all of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction.

  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • Hives or skin rash
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Fast breathing
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Confusion
  • Weakness
  • Fainting
  • Seizures or convulsions

Injectable:

Serious side effects have been reported with injectable lidocaine including the following:

Allergic reactions. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have some or all of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction.

  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • Hives or skin rash
  • Fast pulse
  • Fast breathing
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Confusion
  • Weakness
  • Fainting
  • Seizures or convulsions

Injectable lidocaine may also affect the central nervous system, including lightheadedness, nervousness, blurred or double vision, altered sensations, and changes in respiration.

Injectable lidocaine may also affect the cardiovascular system, including changes in heartbeat, decreased blood pressure, and cardiac arrest.

Lidocaine can cause drowsiness and dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how lidocaine affects you.

Do not take lidocaine if you:

  • are allergic to lidocaine or to any of its ingredients
  • are allergic to other local anesthetics, including bupivacaine (Marcaine), etidocaine (Duranest), mepivacaine (Carbocaine, Prolocaine), or prilocaine (Citanest)

Additionally, do not take injectable lidocaine if you:

  • have Stokes-Adams syndrome or Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • have sinoatrial, atrioventricular, or intraventricular block

Inform MD

Before taking lidocaine, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions. Especially tell your doctor if you:

  • are allergic to lidocaine or to any of its ingredients
  • are allergic to other local anesthetics, including bupivacaine (Marcaine), etidocaine (Duranest), mepivacaine (Carbocaine, Prolocaine), or prilocaine (Citanest)
  • have Stokes-Adams syndrome or Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • have sinoatrial, atrioventricular, or intraventricular block
  • have or have had liver disease
  • are having surgery, including dental surgery
  • are pregnant or breastfeeding

Pro Pet Skin Relief Usage

Use lidocaine exactly as prescribed.

This medication comes in several topical forms, including a transdermal patch, ointment, cream, and oral solution. The dose and frequency of use of lidocaine will depend on the condition being treated.

This medication is also available in an injectable form to be given directly into a vein (IV) or for infiltration and nerve block by a healthcare professional.

If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the regular time. Do not take two doses of lidocaine at the same time.

 

Other Requirements

Store lidocaine at room temperature.

Keep this and all medicines out of the reach of children.

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