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Who should take lidocaine and epinephrine?

Your doctor may recommend lidocaine and epinephrine if you are going in for a medical procedure that would cause pain to the skin or tissue. Your doctor will decide if a skin patch or injection is right for your procedure. Using lidocaine and epinephrine over lidocaine alone is advantageous because epinephrine allows the numbing effect to last longer.

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