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LidoSite Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 31, 2021.

Generic name: lidocaine hydrochloride and epinephrine
Dosage form: Topical Iontophoretic Patch and Controller

LidoSite™ Controller can only be used with the LidoSite™ Patch as the complete LidoSite™ System, and LidoSite™ Patches should only be used with a LidoSite™ Controller.

LidoSite™ System should be applied only by a health care practitioner in a health care setting.

One LidoSite™ Patch is to be used with one LidoSite™ Controller. Do not use a damaged or altered patch. To administer, see the “LidoSite™ Topical System Instructions” contained in this package insert. Following iontophoresis and patch removal, the treatment site should be cleansed according to standard practice prior to the medical procedure. Disinfecting agents containing heavy metal ions (mercury, zinc, copper, etc.) should not be used for skin disinfection prior to iontophoresis as they have been associated with swelling and edema.

LidoSite™ Controller should not be subjected to any sterilization procedure.

LidoSite™ Controller should be disposed of in a trash receptacle.

Recommended Dose: Each iontophoretic treatment delivers lidocaine and epinephrine at the 5-cm2 site below the circular reservoir. Only one LidoSite™ Patch should be used at a time.
  • See “LidoSite™ Topical System Instructions”
  • Apply patch immediately after opening pouch.
  • The LidoSite™ Patch reservoirs must remain in complete contact with the skin during treatment to ensure maximal safety and efficacy.
  • A new patch may be applied to a different skin site after
    30 minutes.
  • The LidoSite™ Patch is for single use only.
Treatment Duration: Current delivery lasts for 10 minutes following actuation of the LidoSite™ Controller. In clinical studies the medical procedure was initiated within 10 minutes of patch removal.
Patch Disposal: LidoSite™ Patch should be disposed of as medical waste.
Storage Conditions: Store LidoSite™ Patches at controlled room temperature (20°C-25°C; 68°F-77°F).

Further information

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