Relador Pak Plus Side Effects
Generic Name: lidocaine / prilocaine topical
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug lidocaine / prilocaine topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Relador Pak Plus.
Common side effects of Relador Pak Plus include: localized blanching and localized erythema. Other side effects include: local alterations in temperature sensations. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
For the Consumer
Applies to lidocaine / prilocaine topical: topical application cream, topical application film, topical application kit
Other dosage forms:
As well as its needed effects, lidocaine / prilocaine topical may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
Major Side Effects
If any of the following side effects occur while taking lidocaine / prilocaine topical, check with your doctor immediately:Rare
- difficulty with swallowing
- large, hive-like swellings on the eyelids, face, lips, or tongue
- severe dizziness or feeling faint
- shortness of breath
- skin rash, itching, or hives
- stuffy nose
- tightness in the chest
- troubled breathing
- Blisters on skin at application site
- blue or blue-purple color of lips, fingernails, mouth, or skin
- blurred or double vision
- dark urine
- dizziness or drowsiness
- feeling hot, cold, or numb
- irregular or fast heartbeat
- muscle twitching or trembling
- nausea or vomiting
- ringing or buzzing in the ears
- shortness of breath or troubled breathing
- unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
- unusual tiredness or weakness
Minor Side Effects
Some lidocaine / prilocaine topical side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:More common:
- Burning, swelling, itching, or skin rash at application site
- white or red skin at the application site
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to lidocaine / prilocaine topical: topical cream, topical film, topical kit
Local side effects have included erythema, edema, and abnormal sensation. Local effects observed in the trials of the cream on intact skin have included paleness (37%), erythema (30%), alterations in temperature sensations (7%), edema (6%), itching (2%), and rash (<1%). The most commonly reported local side effects in clinical studies on genital mucous membranes were redness (21%), burning sensation (17%), and edema (10%).[Ref]
Cardiovascular side effects have included bradycardia, hypotension, and cardiovascular collapse leading to arrest.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included CNS excitation and/or depression. Excitatory CNS reactions may be brief or not occur at all.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity side effects have included angioedema, bronchospasm, and shock.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included urticaria. The detection of sensitivity by skin testing is of doubtful value.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Emla Cream (lidocaine-prilocaine)" Astra-Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wayne, PA.
It is possible that some side effects of Relador Pak Plus may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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