Any ideas I HAVE ALOT OF HEALTH ISSUES DO THEY GIVE U XYLOCAINE IV OR IN THE HIP AND WHAT EXCETLY IS IT FOR? PLEASE HELP THE DOCTORS WHERE I LIVE EXPLAIN THINGS TO IN WAYS I CNT UNDERSTAND.
Suzanne is right. I just want to add that the epinephrine component controls bleeding to the area by constricting blood vessels and the lidocaine numbs the area. Epinephrine/Lidocaine is often used in dental procedures and procedures in vascular areas where bleeding can be more profuse therefore the epinephrine can help control the bleeding. There are a few areas where this medication cannot be used like the nose, fingers, toes, and penis as the epinephrine can constrict blood flow enough as to be dangerous to the area.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 26 Jul 2012 • 1 answer
Posted 15 Sep 2012 • 1 answer
Posted 4 Jan 2013 • 1 answer
Posted 6 Feb 2013 • 1 answer
Posted 17 Sep 2014 • 1 answer