How soon after using Lidoderm will my symptoms improve?

Because Lidoderm treats specific symptoms of pain and discomfort by numbing your nerves, it begins to work as soon as you apply it. In general, you will use Lidoderm as your symptoms arise, but your doctor may instruct you to use Lidoderm regularly or at specific times. You should not continue to use Lidoderm once your symptoms or the condition responsible have improved.

Continue Learning about Anesthetic Agent

what is an anesthetic ?
Piedmont Heart InstitutePiedmont Heart Institute
An anesthetic is a drug or other substance that causes a loss of feeling or awareness. Local anesthe...
More Answers
is sedation analgesia ( conscious sedation ) safe ?
American Society of AnesthesiologistsAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
When given appropriately, sedation analgesia or conscious sedation -- which induces a semi-conscious...
More Answers
what should i expect after receiving conscious sedation ?
Lisa MomentLisa Moment
After receiving conscious sedation you will be recovered by nursing staff until you are alert and or...
More Answers
what are side effects of benzodiazepines ?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Side effects may include headaches, vision problems, dry mouth, swollen tongue, a bitter or metallic...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.