FAQs ABOUT XYLOX 1%
How long will it take for XYLOX 1% to induce numbness?
It may take around 2-5 minutes for XYLOX 1% to create numbness of body parts. However, this period may vary from person-to-person based on the dose and amount of the XYLOX 1% that is administered to you.
Is XYLOX 1% a narcotic medicine?
No. XYLOX 1% 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 XYLOX 1% affect blood pressure?
Yes. XYLOX 1% 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 XYLOX 1% consult your doctor.
What are the common side effects of XYLOX 1%?
The most common side effects of receiving XYLOX 1% 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 XYLOX 1%?
XYLOX 1% 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 XYLOX 1% be used in children?
Yes. XYLOX 1% 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 XYLOX 1% cause nerve damage?
Yes. XYLOX 1% 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 XYLOX 1%.
Is XYLOX 1% safe for use in pregnant women?
XYLOX 1% 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 XYLOX 1%.
How long does the effects of XYLOX 1% lasts long in the body?
The effects of XYLOX 1% 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 XYLOX 1% that is administered to you.