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Are there any risks in taking Lidoderm?

Lidoderm has very serious risks if you have an allergic reaction to any of its ingredients or if you absorb too much of the medication into your blood. This is more likely if you apply Lidoderm to broken skin or cuts, in amounts larger than necessary, or if you apply heat, a bandage or a wrap over the medication. Never ingest or consume Lidoderm, and use caution if you apply it anywhere near your face or mouth. Used improperly, a Lidoderm overdose could result in seizures, confusion, heartbeat irregularity, respiratory failure or even death.

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