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Generic Name
Lidocaine Hydrochloride Anhydrous
Trade Name
Xylocard 20%
Manufacturer
Astra
Risk Category
B
  • Controlled studies done on animals in reproduction do not indicate risk to the fetus.
  • No adequate and well-controlled studies done on pregnant women.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Cardiac drug for treatment of ventricular arrythmias.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Crosses human placenta.
  • Can affect muscle strength and tone in newborns of mothers receiving continous epidural infusions.
  • With high maternal serum levels, it can cause neonatal central nervous system depression, fetal tachycardia or bradycardia.
  • Exposure in the 1st trimester is a possible cause of respiratory tract anomalies, tumors and inguinal hernias.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk in small amounts.
  • Safe in breast feeding.
  • Other Trade Names
     
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