It is used for Acute management of ventricular arrhythmias (cardiac surgery, acute MI). Off-label: Peds with premature ventricular beats during cardiac arrest. IM dose indicated when IV admin is not possible or when ECG monitoring is not available and danger of ventricular arrhythmia is great
Xylocaine Injection 2 % 50 Ampoules X 10ml
It can cause Hypotension, Edema, erythema at injection site, petechiae, skin irritation, Constipation, Nausea, vomiting, Confusion, dizziness, headache, paresthesia, somnolence, tremor, Irritation symptom, Topical products; ie, erythema, edema.
It is contraindicated in Hypersensitivity to lidocaine or amide-type local anesthetic. Adams-Stokes syndrome, SA/AV/intraventricular heart block in the absence of artificial pacemaker. CHF, cardiogenic shock, 2nd and 3rd degree heart block (if no pacemaker is present), Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome