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Lidocaine in 5% Dextrose Injection, USP

Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) – March 2012


Summary View


  • Anaphylactic reactions may occur following administration of lidocaine hydrochloride. In the case of severe reaction, discontinue the use of the drug.               


Hematologic Effects: methemoglobinemia
  • Allergic reactions, including anaphylactic reactions, may occur but are infrequent.