Application Site Reactions
During or soon after treatment with lidocaine patch 5%, your skin to begin of application may develop blisters, bruising, burning sensation, depigmentation, eczema, discoloration, edema, erythema, exfoliation, irritation, papules, petechia, pruritus, vesicles, or could be the locus of abnormal sensation. These reactions are usually mild and transient, resolving spontaneously inside a couple of minutes to hrs.
Allergic and anaphylactoid reactions connected with lidocaine, although rare, can happen. They’re characterised by angioedema, bronchospasm, eczema, dyspnea, hypersensitivity, laryngospasm, pruritus, shock, and hives. When they occur, they must be managed by conventional means. The recognition of sensitivity by skin tests are of doubtful value.
Other Adverse Occasions
Because of the nature and limitation of spontaneous reports in postmarketing surveillance, causality is not established for further reported adverse occasions including:
Asthenia, confusion, disorientation, dizziness, headache, hyperesthesia, hypoesthesia, lightheadedness, metallic taste, nausea, nervousness, discomfort exacerbated, paresthesia, somnolence, taste alteration, vomiting, visual disturbances for example blurred vision, flushing, tinnitus, and tremor.
Systemic (Dose-Related) Reactions
Systemic side effects following appropriate utilization of lidocaine patch 5% are unlikely, because of the small dose absorbed (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, Pharmacokinetics). Systemic negative effects of lidocaine offer a similar experience anyway to individuals observed along with other amide local anesthetic agents, including CNS excitation and/or depression (light-headedness, nervousness, apprehension, excitement, confusion, dizziness, sleepiness, tinnitus, blurred or double vision, vomiting, sensations of warmth, cold or numbness, twitching, tremors, convulsions, unconsciousness, respiratory system depression and arrest). Excitatory CNS reactions might be brief or otherwise occur whatsoever, by which situation the very first manifestation might be sleepiness merging into unconsciousness. Cardiovascular manifestations can include bradycardia, hypotension and cardiovascular collapse resulting in arrest.
To report SUSPECTED Side Effects, contact Actavis at 1-800-272-5525 or Food and drug administration at 1-800-Food and drug administration-1088 or world wide web.food and drug administration.gov/medwatch for voluntary reporting of side effects.