This chemical is most commonly used as topical and local anesthetics. Allergic reactions to lidocaine are usually rare. This chemical may cross react with other amide caines such as dibucaine, carbocaine, and prilocaine.
Please be aware that if your spouse or significant other uses topical skin care products that contain this chemical, skin-to-skin transfer may occur to you.
It may take 2 to 3 weeks of avoiding exposure before improvement of your eruption begins.
Inform your primary care physician of your allergy.
Other names you may see this chemical listed as:
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What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Injectable local anesthetic
This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.
Possible cross-reactions may occur with other chemicals: