Wocaine 2% Injection

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Wocaine 2% Injection Information

Wocaine 2% Injection, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. Local Anesthesia are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Wocaine 2% Injection has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The optimal dosage of Wocaine 2% Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Wocaine 2% Injection also has some side effects, the most common being Skin redness. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Wocaine 2% Injection can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Wocaine 2% Injection are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

It is also important to note that Wocaine 2% Injection has a Mild effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Wocaine 2% Injection has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Wocaine 2% Injection related warnings section.

Wocaine 2% Injection can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Wocaine 2% Injection in conditions like Heart Failure, Liver Disease. The section on Wocaine 2% Injection contraindications lists all such conditions.

Besides this, Wocaine 2% Injection may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Wocaine 2% Injection is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Wocaine 2% Injection Benefits & Uses

Wocaine 2% Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Wocaine 2% Injection 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: Arrhythmia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Arrhythmia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Wocaine 2% Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Wocaine 2% Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get mild side effects from Wocaine.

    Mild
  • Is the use of Wocaine 2% Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Wocaine on breastfeeding women are very mild.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Wocaine 2% Injection on the Kidneys?


    Wocaine has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Wocaine 2% Injection on the Liver?


    Side effects of Wocaine rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Wocaine 2% Injection on the Heart?


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

    Mild


Wocaine 2% Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Wocaine 2% Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Wocaine 2% Injection

  • Is this Wocaine 2% Injection habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Wocaine 2% Injection is addictive.

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


    After taking Wocaine 2% Injection you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Wocaine 2% Injection should be used only after doctor's advice.

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


    Wocaine 2% Injection is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Wocaine 2% Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Wocaine 2% Injection


    Some foods when eaten with Wocaine 2% Injection can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Wocaine 2% Injection


    Information about the interaction of Wocaine 2% Injection and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Wocaine 2% Injection

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 about 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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