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3/21 - Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 5% Dextrose Injection Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research February 2013

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013


• Anaphylactic reactions may occur following administration of lidocaine hydrochloride. In the case of severe reaction, discontinue the use of the drug.


• Hematologic Effects: methemoglobinemia

• Allergic reactions, including anaphylactic reactions

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Accessed: 3/19/2013)

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