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Lidoderm vs. Novocaine for Pain

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Lidoderm

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Novocaine

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Other Names: Procaine   Novocain
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 7,000 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 10,969 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Lidocaine (International Nonproprietary Name) , Xylocaine, or lignocaine (former British Approved Name) is a common local anesthetic and antiarrhythmic agent drug. Lidocaine is used topically to relieve itching, burning and pain from skin in... Read more on Wikipedia
Procaine is a local anesthetic drug of the amino esters group. It is used primarily to reduce the pain of intramuscular injection of penicillin, and it was also used in dentistry. Owing to the ubiquity of the trade name Novocain, in some regions pr... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Lidoderm vs. Novocaine

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Patches have helped m back and knees I have also used...
Lidoderm Patches have helped m back and knees I have also used a ...he told me about the Lidoderm patches they are around 6 ...inches and more or less Novocaine like the dentist uses. They...
for nerve blocks with novocaine, which made my back worse....
...a lot of epidurals over the years, and they don't work that long anymore, maybe 3 weeks max. Did a trial for nerve blocks with novocaine, ...monday, and he gave me a prescription for Lidoderm...
much! I already tried the Novocaine patch, it didn't help....
...hurt so much! I already tried the Novocaine patch, it didn't help. I even tried a lidoderm patch. Last night was ...in Houston. I couldn't move a muscle without shooting stabbing pain running...
Ask for a lidoderm script. Novocaine patches that will...
...Ask for a lidoderm script. Novocaine patches that will numb ...that help my nerve injury. http://www.rxlist.com/lidoderm-...
on this. The lidoderm patches are similar to novocaine...
...novocaine that a dentist would use, it's just a local anesthetic and really wouldn't affect the oral pain meds efficacy. I am happy to hear that you are beginning to get some pain relief and sleep...
Have you tried Lidoderm patches. Never heard...
...endocet (milder than Percocet) gives me much relief to function. But ...alternatives to narcotics. Have you tried Lidoderm patches. Never heard of ...are like topical novocaine and s...
Nerotin for pain and Lidoderm patches my left side ive had...
...on Nerotin for pain and Lidoderm patches my left side ive ...with numbess and felt like novicain wearing off for months and ...this please write. Thanks Getting depressed about all...
really bothersome you could try lidoderm patches or some of...
...revision so soon. Regarding the Novocaine feeling and itchiness - this is usually ...how long that took. If the itchiness is really bothersome you could try lidoderm patches or some of the...
prescription lidoderm patches. I have prescrip. vicodin...
...fix. the burn jel works better than the expensive prescription lidoderm patches. I have prescrip. vicodin that I use for ...since I have become immune to novocaine for my teeth and I...
use a patch called Lidoderm. This is a patch with a special...
...to use a patch called Lidoderm. This is a patch with a special form of Novocaine embedded in it. Patients can ...associated with the neuropathy. Lidoderm has FDA approval for ...in treating t...
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