Lidocaine HCL Injection USP
Lidocaine HCL Injection USP is a type of dental anesthesia used to numb areas prior to treatment. Other names for lidocaine are xylocaine and lignocaine. It is sometimes mixed with epinephrine to help the patient remain numb longer and to help decrease bleeding.
Local anesthesia, Lidocaine HCL Injection USP can be used with both nerve block and infiltration techniques. The dosage depends on the size of the patient, the area is anesthetized, the technique being used, and other factors. Lidocaine HCL Injection USP is latex-free. It is one of the most popular and versatile anesthetics available. Half of the local anesthetics purchased in the United States are products that contain lidocaine.