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Lidocaine Ophthalmic Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 3.5%

Usual Adult Dose for Local Anesthesia

2 drops ONCE, applied to the ocular surface where the procedure is planned

Comment: This drug may be reapplied to maintain anesthetic effect.

Use: Ocular surface anesthesia during ophthalmic procedures

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS: None.

Safety and efficacy of this formulation have not been established in pediatric patients; however, data have been extrapolated from studies in older subjects and studies in pediatric patients using different formulations of this drug.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-The applicator tip should not touch any surfaces, including the eye.
-For topical ophthalmic use only.

Storage requirements:
-Protect from light.
-Unused portions should be discarded after application.

General:
-Some formulations are intended for single-patient use and do not contain preservatives.

Patient advice:
-Advise patients to speak to their healthcare provider if they become pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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