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Xylocaine 10% Spray 50ml

Catalogue ID: 877392
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Detailed Product Description

Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray may be used for the following reasons:

- To produce temporary loss of sensation in a part of the body before certain types of examination and instrumentation are performed by your doctor eg examination of your lungs. This may also help prevent coughing or gagging from the procedures.

- To help prevent pain associated with minor surgical procedures in the ear, nose and throat

- To help prevent pain during the puncture of a cavity of the upper jaw (the maxillary sinus)

- To help prevent pain and or discomfort at the dentist eg prior to injection

- During general anaesthesia to prevent coughing

- To help prevent pain during the final stages of childbirth, before the cutting or stitching of the perineum (skin between the vagina and anus)

Xylocaine belongs to a group of medicines called local anaesthetics. It works by producing a temporary loss of sensation in the area where it is applied. Your doctor, pharmacist or dentist will have explained what Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray is used for. Ask them if you want more information.

Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray is not addictive.

Before you use Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray:

When you must not use it:

- Do not use Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless your doctor says it is safe. Ask your doctor about the risks and benefits involved.

- There is no evidence available at the moment to show that being given Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray under your doctor's instructions is harmful to unborn babies.

- Your baby can take in very small amounts of Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray from breast milk if you are breastfeeding, but it is unlikely that the amount available to the baby will do any harm.

- Do not use Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray after the expiry date printed on the pack or if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.

- If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.

- If you are not sure whether you should start using Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray, talk to your pharmacist or doctor.

How to use it?

- Before using the spray, the bottle should be primed by pressing the piston once or twice.

- The dose depends on the size of the area and the procedure involved. Your healthcare professional will use the dose that is suitable for you.

- Each spray delivers 10 milligrams of lignocaine. The maximum dose is 20 sprays (200mg).

- In dentistry, the normal dose is 1-5 sprays. Two sprays per quarter of the mouth is recommended, with a maximum of 3 sprays per quarter of the mouth over 30 minutes.

- In sinus procedures 3 sprays are used.

- Up to 20 sprays may be necessary in childbirth and procedures of the throat and windpipe.

- Lower doses are used for children aged 3-12 years. Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray is not recommended for children under 3 years.

This pack contains one short single use disposable nozzle. Additional short and long disposable nozzles are available separately. Nozzles should not be reused and should be discarded immediately after use. Do not use the same nozzle on different people.


- Keep Xylocaine 10% Pump Spray in a cool, dry place where the temperature stays below 25 degrees C.

- Do not store it or any other medicine in the bathroom or near a sink. Do not leave it in the car on hot days.

- Heat and dampness can destroy some medicines.

- Keep it where young children cannot reach it.

- A locked cupboard at least one-and-a-half metres above the ground is a good place to store medicines.

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