Cathejell is a sterile gel used as a lubricant for catheters, endoscopes or other medical instruments. It is applied to mucous membranes, has a local anaesthetic effect in addition to the lubricant effect and is to alleviate pain during these interventions in that way. The effect sets in after only 5 - 10 minutes and continues for 20 - 30 minutes.
Cathejell is used on adults, adolescents and children (aged 2 - 12 years).
It contains Lignocaine for local anaesthetisation (local anaesthetic). Its effect is reduced in inflamed tissue.