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Who should not receive Carbocaine?

It is not recommended you receive Carbocaine if you have had a previous allergic reaction to any numbing medication. Talk with your doctor before you receive Carbocaine if you have liver disease, kidney disease, low or high blood pressure, asthma, a history of heart disease or stroke, heart block, coronary artery disease, a heart rhythm disorder, or a thyroid disorder. Any of these conditions may require a change in dosage or special precautions before receiving Carbocaine. It is not recommended that you receive a shot of Carbocaine at the needed site if it is inflamed or infected.

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