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Elemar Patch Dosage

Generic name: LIDOCAINE 50mg in 1g; MENTHOL 0.06g in 1g
Dosage form: kit
Drug class: Topical anesthetics

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 1, 2023.

Apply lidocaine patch 5% to intact skin to cover the most painful area. Apply the prescribed number of patches (maximum of 3), only once for up to 12 hours within a 24-hour period. Patches may be cut into smaller sizes with scissors prior to removal of the release liner. (See HANDLING AND DISPOSAL) Clothing may be worn over the area of application. Smaller areas of treatment are recommended in a debilitated patient, or a patient with impaired elimination.

If irritation or a burning sensation occurs during application, remove the patch(es) and do not reapply until the irritation subsides.

When lidocaine patch 5% is used concomitantly with other products containing local anesthetic agents, the amount absorbed from all formulations must be considered.

Lidocaine patch 5% may not stick if it gets wet. Avoid contact with water, such as bathing, swimming or showering.

adults and children 2 years of age and older: apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily, rub in thoroughly until gel is absorbed, children under 2 years of age: consult a doctor.

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