L-M-X4 Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for L-M-X4 may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of L-M-X4 - for the Consumer
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using L-M-X4 Cream:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using L-M-X4 Cream:
Redness or swelling at the application site.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); excessive irritation; signs of infection in the affected area (eg, warmth, oozing, pain).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.Top
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: intradermal device; mucous membrane solution; mucous membrane spray; topical cream; topical film; topical gel; topical gel with applicator; topical kit; topical liquid; topical lotion; topical ointment; topical solution; topical spray; topical stick
Local side effects associated with lidocaine topical patch have included erythema, edema, bruising, papules, vesicles, discoloration, depigmentation, burning sensation, pruritus, dermatitis, petechiae, blisters, exfoliation, skin irritation, and locus of abnormal sensation.
Local side effects associated with other forms of lidocaine topical have included erythema, edema, and locus of abnormal sensation.
Local side effects reported with the use of lidocaine topical patch were generally experienced during or immediately following treatment. The reactions were generally reported as transient and mild, and appeared to resolve spontaneously within a few minutes to a few hours.
Hypersensitivity reactions associated with systemic lidocaine have rarely included urticaria, angioedema, bronchospasm, laryngospasm, dermatitis, pruritus, dyspnea, and shock.
Other side effects associated with lidocaine topical patch have included asthenia, tinnitus, tremor, and flushing. Causality has not been established.
Systemic lidocaine can exhibit CNS excitation and/or depression. Excitatory CNS effects may occur briefly or not at all. Drowsiness may be an early clinical symptom of high lidocaine serum levels.
Nervous system side effects associated with lidocaine topical patch have included paresthesia, hyperesthesia, hypoesthesia, headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, nervousness, somnolence, disorientation, and confusion. Causality has not been established.
Nervous system side effects associated with systemic lidocaine have included lightheadedness, nervousness, apprehension, euphoria, confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, tinnitus, blurred or double vision, vomiting, sensations of heat, cold, or numbness, twitching, tremors, convulsions, unconsciousness, respiratory depression, and respiratory arrest.
Gastrointestinal side effects associated with lidocaine topical patch have included metallic taste, taste alteration, nausea, and vomiting. Causality has not been established.
Ocular side effects associated with lidocaine topical patch have included visual disturbances and blurred vision. Causality has not been established.
Cardiovascular side effects associated with systemic lidocaine have included bradycardia, hypotension, and cardiovascular collapse leading to possible cardiac arrest.
Respiratory side effects have included occlusion of the endotracheal tube. This effect is typically the result of the presence of dried lidocaine topical jelly residue in the inner lumen of the tube.Top
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