Lidocaine

Benefits of Perioperative IV Lidocaine for Postsurgical Pain Unclear

Benefits of Perioperative IV Lidocaine for Postsurgical Pain Unclear

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Perioperative lidocaine delivered intravenously may not improve pain, gastrointestinal recovery, postoperative nausea, or opioid consumption in the early postoperative phase compared with placebo or no treatment.

Single-Use Lidocaine 1% Ampules Now Available

Single-Use Lidocaine 1% Ampules Now Available

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The ampules are available immediately.

Perioperative Lidocaine May Reduce Risk for Chronic Postsurgical Pain

Perioperative Lidocaine May Reduce Risk for Chronic Postsurgical Pain

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Perioperative lidocaine infusions may reduce the likelihood of developing chronic postsurgical pain.

Simple Trick May Reduce Procedural Pain

Simple Trick May Reduce Procedural Pain

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Dripping lidocaine onto the skin prior to lidocaine injection may help reduce injection-associated procedural pain.

Reviewing the Effectiveness of Lidocaine for the Management of Chronic Pain

Reviewing the Effectiveness of Lidocaine for the Management of Chronic Pain

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Systemic lidocaine administered via IV or patch has consistently shown effectiveness for the treatment and prevention of chronic pain.

Lateral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome: Newly Described Cause of Flank Pain

Lateral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome: Newly Described Cause of Flank Pain

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Lateral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome, a newly defined syndrome characterized by flank tenderness, may successfully be treated with lidocaine injections and alternative treatments.

Systemic Lidocaine May Be Effective for Postmastectomy Pain

Systemic Lidocaine May Be Effective for Postmastectomy Pain

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Intraoperative systemic lidocaine may reduce chronic persistent postmastectomy pain at 6 months after surgery.

Intravenous Lidocaine Safe, Effective for Chronic Pain

Intravenous Lidocaine Safe, Effective for Chronic Pain

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Lidocaine infusions were shown to provide long-lasting and adequate analgesia in 41% of patients with chronic pain.

Perioperative Lidocaine Offers No Benefits in Patients Undergoing Spinal Fusion

Perioperative Lidocaine Offers No Benefits in Patients Undergoing Spinal Fusion

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Perioperative lidocaine does not reduce morphine use in the first 24 hours after posterior arthrodesis and offers no measurable benefits.

Lidocaine Safe, Effective for Pain in the ICU

Lidocaine Safe, Effective for Pain in the ICU

Intravenous lidocaine seems safe for reducing pain among patients in the intensive care unit with varying degrees of organ dysfunction.

IV Lidocaine Shows Little Reduction of Fibromyalgia-Related Pain

IV Lidocaine Shows Little Reduction of Fibromyalgia-Related Pain

Lidocaine for Fibromyalgia Pain

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