lidocaine_jelly.txt

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lidocaine_jelly.txt
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Prehospital Medication Flashcards for Paramedic School - Massachusetts and Rhode Island
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  1. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Trade Name
    Xylocaine Jelly
  2. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Class
    • Anesthetic
    • Lubricant
  3. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Mechanism of Action
    Serves as a local anestetic (mucous membranes)
  4. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Indications
    • Lubrication to facilitate oraltracheal & nasotracheal intubation
    • May reduce discomfort with nasotracheal intubation
  5. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Contraindications
    • Hypersensitivity to "�caine" medications
    • Inflamation of target tissue
  6. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Adverse Reactions
    Local allergic reaction
  7. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Drug Interactions
    None
  8. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    How Supplied
    Ophthalmic: 0.5% 5 mg/ml (1 ml, 2 ml, 15 ml)
  9. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Dosage and Administration
    Adult
    • Apply liberal amount topically to tracheal tube
    • For nasotracheal intubation, it may be beneficial to insert a nasal airway lubricated topically with jelly to nares x 1 min. prior to intubation
  10. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Dosage and Administration
    Pediatric
    Same as Adult
  11. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Duration of Action
    Onset: Variable
  12. Lidocaine Jelly 2%

    Special Considerations
    Avoid contact with the eyes

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