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Lidocaine Hydrochloride Injectable-2%

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Lidocaine Hydrochloride Injectable-2%

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vedco

FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Lidocaine Hydrochloride Injectable-2% Caution

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

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 Hydrochloride Injectable-2% 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).

Distributed By VEDCO, INC., St. Joseph, MO 64507

NET CONTENTS:

NDC

 

100 mL

50989-417-12

L-2000-04 Rev. 08-07

250 mL Sterile Multiple-Dose Vial

50989-417-15

L-2000-05 Rev. 10-98

NAC No.: 10941202

VEDCO, INC.
5503 CORPORATE DR., ST. JOSEPH, MO, 64507
Telephone:   816-238-8840
Toll-Free:   888-708-3326 (888-70VEDCO)
Fax:   816-238-1837
Website:   www.vedco.com
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