Lidocaine 10%w/w spray
local anaesthetic spray
Lidocaine Spray is one of a group of medicines known as local anaesthetics. Lidocaine is also known as lignocaine. It works by stopping the nerves that sense pain from working properly. As a result, the area that is treated with the spray becomes numb for a short time.
The active ingredient is lidocaine. Each spray action (squirt) contains 10 mg of lidocaine.
The other ingredients are ethanol, propylene glycol, sodium saccharin, banana flavouring and purified water.
Lidocaine Spray can be used to help prevent pain in
the following cases:
- During medical examinations and operations involving the nose, throat and sinuses.
- During childbirth and after the birth if stitches are required.
- During dental procedures, for example to numb the gum before injection.