Xylocaine 2% Jelly Tube 30g
Decreasing pain and discomfort resulting from urinary tract procedures or the placement of endotracheal (airway) tubes. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Xylocaine Jelly gel is an anesthetic. It works by preventing nerves from transmitting painful impulses to the brain.
Do NOT use Xylocaine Jelly gel if:
you are allergic to any ingredient in Xylocaine Jelly gel or to other similar medicines (eg, amide-type anesthetics)
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you
Before using Xylocaine Jelly gel:
Some medical conditions may interact with Xylocaine Jelly gel. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
- if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
- if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
- if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
- if you have a blood infection; severe injury of the area where Xylocaine Jelly gel is to be applied; or heart, liver, or kidney problems
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Xylocaine Jelly gel. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
- Amiodarone, beta-adrenergic blockers (eg, metoprolol), cimetidine, or mexiletine because side effects, such as confusion, dizziness, lightheadedness or tiredness, may occur
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Xylocaine Jelly gel may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
How to use Xylocaine Jelly gel:
Use Xylocaine Jelly gel as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
- Do not get Xylocaine Jelly gel in your eyes.
- If you miss a dose of Xylocaine Jelly gel, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Xylocaine Jelly gel.
Important safety information:
- Xylocaine Jelly gel may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Xylocaine Jelly gel with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
- Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Xylocaine Jelly gel before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.
- Xylocaine Jelly gel may make it difficult for you to swallow. Do not eat anything for at least 1 hour after Xylocaine Jelly gel has been applied in the mouth or throat area.
- Numbness of the tongue may cause you to bite the inside of your mouth accidentally. Do not eat any food or chew gum while your mouth or throat area is numb.
- PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: It is not known if Xylocaine Jelly gel can cause harm to the fetus. If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Xylocaine Jelly gel while you are pregnant. It is not known if this medicine is found in breast milk after topical use. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Xylocaine Jelly gel, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.