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Lidocaine 2% Injection

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Lidocaine 2% Injection

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Covetrus North America

Local anesthetic

Lidocaine 2% Injection Caution

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

For animal use only

Keep out of the reach of children

Composition

Each mL of sterile aqueous solution contains:

lidocaine hydrochloride

2.0%

propylene glycol

5.2%

sodium chloride

0.5%

sodium lactate

0.5%

With methylparaben 0.15%, sodium metabisulfite 0.10%, propylparaben 0.03% and disodium edetate 0.001% as preservatives.

Store at controlled room temperature between 15° and 30°C (59°-86°F).

Lidocaine 2% Injection Indications

Lidocaine is a potent local anesthetic for producing epidural, nerve conduction and infiltration anesthesia.

Contraindications

Lidocaine is contraindicated in animals with a known hypersensitivity to the drug.

Precautions

Lidocaine is usually well tolerated. Nevertheless, as with all local anesthetics, untoward effects may occur due to hypersensitivity, faulty technique, overdosage and inadvertent intravascular or subarachnoid injection. In case of respiratory arrest, immediate resuscitation with oxygen is indicated.

Dosage and Administration

Epidural:

Cattle and horses- 5 to 15 mL.

Dogs and cats- 1 mL per 10 pounds of body weight.

Nerve block:

Cattle and horses- 5 to 20 mL.

Infiltration:

Dilute to 0.5% concentration (1 mL of 2% solution diluted with 3 mL of sterile water = 4 mL of a 0.5% solution).

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Distributed by: Covetrus North America, 400 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017

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Volume:

NDC:

Reorder #

 

100 mL (3.381 fl oz)

11695-4149-1

002468

AH-002468-02

ISS: 0120

REV: 0120

L-2000-04

250 mL (8.454 fl oz)

11695-4149-2

014583

AH-014583-02

ISS: 0120

REV: 0120

L-2000-05

CPN: 2050072.0

COVETRUS NORTH AMERICA
400 METRO PLACE NORTH, DUBLIN, OH, 43017
Toll-Free:   1-855-724-3461
Website:   www.covetrus.com
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