North Central London
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15 Anaesthesia
15-02 Lidocaine

Lidocaine + Adrenaline injection Xylocaine®
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • For emergency caesarean section

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Lidocaine 10% spray Xylocaine®
Formulary

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Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

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Lidocaine 2% + Chlorhexidine 0.25% gel Instillagel®
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

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Lidocaine 2.5% + Prilocaine 2.5% cream EMLA®
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

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Lidocaine 4% cream LMX4®
Restricted

Approved for topical anaesthetic of first-choice prior to venous cannulation or venepuncture for paediatrics (JFC July 2013)

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • Non-formulary
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Non-formulary

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Lidocaine 4% solution Laryngojet®
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • Non-formulary
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Non-formulary

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Lidocaine 5% + Phenylephrine 0.5% topical solution
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Formulary for ENT use only
  • RFL:
    • For ENT use only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Non-formulary

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Lidocaine 5% ointment
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Non-formulary
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

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Lidocaine injection
Restricted

NOTE: There is more than one monograph for this medicine, click here to search for formulary status and its use for other indications. 

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • The use of lidocaine (lignocaine) 2% cartridge, bupivacaine 0.0625% infusion andropivacaine is restricted to theatres only.

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Lidocaine patch 5%
Non Formulary

Not approved for neuropathic pain (November 2012)

Link  NCL Position Statement - Lidocaine patch
 

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