Important Information on the Lidocaine Patch
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using the lidocaine patch if you have:
- Liver disease or liver failure
- Any allergies, including allergies to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Lidoderm and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Lidoderm and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With the Lidocaine Patch to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
Lidocaine Patch Dosing InformationThe dosage of this medication that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on how large an area you need to treat. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Lidocaine Patch Dosage for more information.)