FAQs ABOUT LIGNOCIN
How long will it take for LIGNOCIN to induce numbness?
It may take around 2-5 minutes for LIGNOCIN to create numbness of body parts. However, this period may vary from person-to-person based on the dose and amount of the LIGNOCIN that is administered to you.
Is LIGNOCIN a narcotic medicine?
No. LIGNOCIN is not a narcotic. It is a local anesthetic agent which is used to create loss of sensation (numbness) in certain body parts following administration.
Can LIGNOCIN affect blood pressure?
Yes. LIGNOCIN may cause changes in blood pressure (high or low blood pressure) and so if you experience any unusual symptoms like feeling extremely dizzy or lightheaded after receiving LIGNOCIN consult your doctor.
What are the common side effects of LIGNOCIN?
The most common side effects of receiving LIGNOCIN are nausea, slow heart rate, dizziness, lower back pain, difficulty in walking and inability to control urine or bowel movements. Inform your doctor if any of these side effects worsen.
What are the symptoms that could appear if I received excessive amount of LIGNOCIN?
LIGNOCIN will be administered to you only by a doctor or a nurse in a hospital, and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. However, consult your doctor or nurse if you experience any unusual symptoms. Symptoms of overdosage might include lightheadedness, numbness of tongue or ringing sound in the ears.
Can LIGNOCIN be used in children?
Yes. LIGNOCIN is used in children and in adolescents (aged between 18 years) only if it is considered necessary by the physician. It is not recommended for use in neonates aged below 1 month due to lack of safety data.
Can LIGNOCIN cause nerve damage?
Yes. LIGNOCIN may cause nerve damage when administered in excess amount. Therefore, inform your doctor if you experience signs of nerve damage (such as tingling in the hands and feet) while receiving LIGNOCIN.
Is LIGNOCIN safe for use in pregnant women?
LIGNOCIN should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant before receiving LIGNOCIN.
How long does the effects of LIGNOCIN lasts long in the body?
The effects of LIGNOCIN may last about 10-20 minutes after intravenous administration and for about 60-90 minutes after intramuscular administration. However, the recovery period may vary from person-to-person based on the dose and amount of the LIGNOCIN that is administered to you.