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Wocaine Information

Wocaine is a prescription medicine that is available as a Gel, Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Local Anesthesia. Secondary and off-label uses of Wocaine have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Wocaine depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The most common side effects of Wocaine are Skin redness. While these are the most often observed Wocaine side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Wocaine are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Wocaine's effect is Mild during pregnancy and Mild for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Wocaine's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Heart Failure, Liver Disease must refrain from the use of Wocaine since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Wocaine have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Wocaine may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Wocaine is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Wocaine Benefits & Uses

Wocaine is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Wocaine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Piles
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Piles
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Piles
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Piles
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Wocaine Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Wocaine safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get mild side effects from Wocaine.

    Mild
  • Is the use of Wocaine safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Wocaine on breastfeeding women are very mild.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Wocaine on the Kidneys?


    Wocaine has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Wocaine on the Liver?


    Side effects of Wocaine rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Wocaine on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Wocaine on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Wocaine with Other Drugs

Wocaine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Wocaine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Wocaine unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Wocaine

  • Is this Wocaine habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Wocaine is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Wocaine you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Wocaine should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Wocaine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Wocaine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Wocaine


    Some foods when eaten with Wocaine can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Wocaine


    Information about the interaction of Wocaine and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Wocaine

Question about 5 years ago

Is Wocaine used topically in mouth?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Wocaine is used topically for producing an anesthetic effect (Prevent pain) on the irritated or inflamed mucous membranes of mouth and pharynx. It is also used for minimizing gagging during X-ray procedure and dental impressions.

Question over 5 years ago

Is Wocaine safe to use?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Wocaine is a local anesthetic which is used to cause numbness and block pain. It is safe as long as one uses it under the medical supervision, however, if misused or overused, it can cause serious side effects such as seizure, slow breathing, severe burning, and irritation. Therefore, one must follow the instructions of a doctor completely while using Wocaine.

Question over 5 years ago

Is Wocaine used anally (Rectally)?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Yes, Wocaine is used anally for alleviating discomfort due to anal fissures and hemorrhoids. An anal fissure is a minor tear or cuts near the delicate skin of anus which could result from a trauma or an injury. Anal fissures can be prevented or managed by taking adequate time in passing the bowel, by not putting much strain while passing the bowels, by cleaning the anal area gently and by keeping the anal area dry. Hemorrhoids, on the other hand, are the swollen veins in the anus and rectum region. These can develop from chronic constipation, aging, genetics, pregnancy, etc. These can be prevented and managed by eating a lot of fiber, getting some exercise, not spending a lot of time in the bathroom, cleaning up gently, taking warm water bath, and so on. 

Question over 5 years ago

How does Wocaine work?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Wocaine is a local anesthetic agent which prevent the sensation of pain. It works by inhibiting the pain signal from the nerves to the brain lead to decrease pain sensation and discomfort arising due to skin irritation, sunburn or other medical conditions.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Wocaine cause drowsiness?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Wocaine may cause drowsiness or sleepiness. It is a common side effect of this drug. Activities such as driving and operating heavy machinery should be avoided after taking this Wocaine to prevent accidents and injuries as it causes drowsiness.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Xylocaine (lidocaine HCl)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 366

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 771-775



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