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What should I know about lidocaine and epinephrine before taking it?

Lidocaine and epinephrine will be administered by a doctor. Elderly persons and children should be careful when using lidocaine and epinephrine because they are more at risk for side effects. Because you temporarily cannot feel pain in the affected area, be careful not to hurt yourself. Because of the possible interactions, tell your doctor about any allergies or health problems you have or any medications you are currently taking.

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