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Label Changes for:

Lidoderm (lidocaine 5%) patch

April 2010

Changes have been made to the PRECAUTIONS sections of the safety label.

Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) – April 2010


  • External Heat Sources: Placement of external heat sources, such as heating pads or electric blankets, over Lidoderm patches is not recommended as this has not been evaluated and may increase plasma lidocaine levels.