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Lidocaine - to use or not by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Nov 2009 10:00pm Lidocaine is a local anesthetic. It is used extensively in surgeries to make areas of the body numb before making an incision. It is often used before dialysis to make the area where the needles are going to be inserted, numb. Many people do not use lidocaine. The argument is the lidocaine itself is painful while injecting. So, why bother? ... Read on »
Lidocaine Can Be Mixed With RADIESSE Dermal Filler – The Process gets a little less painful With FDA Approval by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 16 Jul 2009 11:05pm The site states there’s a treatment to use the technique and treatment to even bring your voice back to a more youthful sound, so it’s not only skin deep it appears and there’s a treatment for hands too.  BD  Press Release: BioForm Medical Receives FDA Approval for Mixing Lidocaine With RADIESSE(r) Dermal Filler SAN MATEO, Calif., July ... Read on »
Hydrelle - New Hyaluronic Acid Filler with Lidocaine by Dr. Tony Y. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 12 Sep 2009 10:04pm Coapt Systems, makers of the Endotine device which I use for browlifts, has recently announced FDA approval for their hyaluronic acid filler Hydrelle. What makes Hydrelle significant is that it is one of the first FDA-approved hyaluronic acid fillers that contains lidocaine, an anesthetic. Therefore, Hydrelle may be less painful to inject. ... Read on »
Lidocaine infusion the latest for Pain relief by Barmac Posted Mon 22 Mar 2010 1:13pm After browsing the internet I keep coming across treatment for pain using an infusion of Lidocain which is regularly used in Australia and America. Most say its used for neuropathic and chronic pain symptoms to improve quality of life and is also used as it does not have the same type of side effects as other opioids or analgesics. I ... Read on »
Drug Shortages Affect Those Still in the Dark Ages – Lidocaine by Adam THOMPSON Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 3:06pm I have moved to EMS Blogs . Also posted over at Rogue Medic and at Research Blogging . Go check out the rest of what is available at EMS Blogs and at Research Blogging. - In the current JEMS, there is an embarrassing article. Drug Shortage Possible in N.Y. It seems that the drugs that people are worried about are l ... Read on »
Lidocaine by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 9:29am I've been using Lidocaine for about 2 months now and I'm not sure I can tell any difference. My PT is trying to troubleshoot solutions to my burning problem and one thing we're trying is putting Lidocaine in my vagina every night. It's supposed to desensitize the area over time and ultimately relieve the burning (as well as probably set my vagin ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: I need more lidocaine but I have sterile gloves on! by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 15 Jun 2011 12:00am How often has this happened to you -- You are in the middle of a sterile procedure (chest tube, suturing, central venous line, lumbar puncture) and you realize that you need more lidocaine to provide better topical anesthesia. You don't have any more in your kit and you are alone in the room with the patient. "Uh, can someone ... Read on »
The Pain of Lidocaine by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Jul 2011 11:59pm I am a wimp. A fool. A terrestrial being with nothing extra about him. For what seems like an exponential lifetime, I have been a Dialysis patient. There is no B.D. (before Dialysis) anymore. Its been too long. Too hard. Too infinite. Childhood, college, the beginning of my career. They all seem like chapters from a book that I check ... Read on »
LIDOCAINE INFUSION FOR PAIN RELIEF... by Barmac Posted Sun 18 Mar 2012 4:31pm In March of 2010 I wrote an article on 'Lidocaine infusion for pain relief', and two years on I am still getting comments about the use of it. At that time I was only reading about lidocaine infusion as being used regularly in Australia and America as a treatment for some types of chronic pain. I'd read a few articles on it als ... Read on »
LIDOCAINE INFUSIONS FOR CHRONIC PAIN... by Barmac Posted Fri 22 Mar 2013 3:24pm I wrote a post in March 2010 on lidocaine infusions being used for pain relief. 57 comments later and I am still getting people saying they have just had an infusion, and how good it was. Some seem to be available on the NHS and others seem to be given privately, which could me they are quite expensive. Comments were from patie ... Read on »