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How do topical anesthetics interact with other medications?

Certain medications may increase your risk for complications associated with anesthetics. You may not be able to use topical anesthetics with certain foods, alcohol or tobacco. Before you begin using this or any other medication, speak with your doctor or pharmacist about the risk for interactions.

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