Dibucaine Topical Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Local Anesthesia

Apply topically to the affected area 3 or 4 times daily after gently washing with mild soap and warm water and drying with toilet tissue or soft cloth. No more than 30 grams should be used in a 24-hour period.

The treated area may be covered with a light gauze or bandage. Occlusive bandages are not recommended.

Usual Adult Dose for Hemorrhoids

Instill rectally each morning and evening and after each bowel movement using a rectal applicator. Additional ointment may be applied topically to anal tissues. No more than 30 grams should be used in a 24-hour period.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Local Anesthesia

12 years or older: Apply topically to the affected area 3 or 4 times daily after gently washing with mild soap and warm water and drying with toilet tissue or soft cloth. No more than 7.5 grams should be used in a 24-hour period.

The treated area may be covered with a light gauze or bandage. Occlusive bandages are not recommended.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

Hands should be washed before and after applying dibucaine topical.

Dibucaine topical should not be used extensively or for a prolonged time. If symptoms persist for more than 7 days, the product should be discontinued and a health care provider should be consulted.

Dibucaine topical should not be used on children less than 2 years of age or less than 35 pounds of body weight.

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients less than 12 years of age.

Dialysis

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