Cathejell Lignocaine Gel 2% w/w

Cathejell Lignocaine Gel 2% w/w

lidocaine

Manufacturer:

Pharmazeutische Fabrik Montavit

Distributor:

Pharmaforte
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Lignocaine
Indications/Uses
Lubricant for catheters, endoscopes or other medical instruments for adults, adolescents & childn (2-12 yr). Local anaesth.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Individualized dosing. Application in the urethra before introducing a catheter, endoscope or other medical instruments Adult male 12.5 g. Childn 2-12 yr & high-risk patient Max: 2.9 mg/kg. Use for general anaesth & tracheal intubation Adult & adolescent >12 yr Distribute approx 5 g across the bottom 3rd of the tube immediately before administration. Max: 16 g. Childn 2-12 yr & high-risk patient Max: 2.9 mg/kg.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to lignocaine HCl & other local anaesth (amide type). Bulbocavernous reflux. Severe cardiac insufficiency, strongly decelerated heartbeat, impaired AV block, shock due to cardiac failure or reduced blood vol. Childn <2 yr.
Special Precautions
Cardiac or resp impairment. Avoid repeated or high doses. Wounded or injured mucous membrane or an ulcer or inflammation in the area of intended application. Weak or acutely sick. Seizures. Myasthenia gravis. Co-administration w/ medicines for cardiac arrhythmias (eg, amiodarone). Poryphyria. May impair swallowing. Tongue numbness may result to bite injuries. Increased absorption through mucous membrane & consequently severe side effects due to large quantity used. Do not get in contact w/ eyes. Lubricant w/o lignocaine is preferred for general anaesth. Influence on the ability to drive & use machines cannot be excluded in the event of increased personal sensitivity. Severe liver or kidney dysfunction. Not recommended for repeated use during pregnancy & lactation; 12-hr interval between use & subsequent breastfeeding is recommended. Elderly.
Drug Interactions
Potential mutual intensified effects w/ medicines containing lignocaine or other local anaesth of the amide types. Possibly increased effect on the heart w/ antiarrhythmics eg, mexiletine, tocainide, β-blockers (eg, propranolol) or Ca-channel blockers (eg, diltiazem & verapamil). Caution when used w/ class III antiarrhythmics (eg, amiodarone). Increased risk of side effects w/ H2-blockers (eg, cimetidine).
ATC Classification
N01BB02 - lidocaine ; Belongs to the class of amides. Used as local anesthetics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cathejell Lignocaine Gel 2% w/w
Packing/Price
((single-use collapsible syringe)) 25 × 1's
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