Generic name: Lidocaine, hydrocortisone.
Pharmaceutical Form and Formulation: Each suppository contains: Lidocaine 60.00 mg. Hydrocortisone acetate 5.0 mg. Excipient c.b.p. 1 suppository.
Indications: It is indicated for: Hemorrhoids. Anal fissures. Anal pruritus. Proctitis. Pre and postoperative in proctologic surgery and in anorectal exams.
It is indicated for the treatment of pain, pruritus and malaise, derived from irritated anorectal tissues.
Contraindications: Known hypersensitivity to amide-type local anesthetics or to the other components of the formula. Topical glucocorticoids should not be used in infections caused by viruses, bacteria, pathogens or parasites without concomitant etiologic therapy.
GOODSIT should not be applied to the atrophic skin.The high dose of lidocaine or its application in short intervals between doses can produce high plasma levels and cause serious adverse effects. Patients should be instructed to strictly follow the recommended dosage. Subsequent to rectal application, rectal application, systemic availability is relatively high and high doses may cause CNS reactions. It should not be used until the diagnosis of neoplastic processes has been ruled out by adequate proctological examination.
For other contraindications, please contact your Medicial Doctor.
Dosage and route of administration:
Rectal: As with any local anesthetic, the safety and effectiveness of lidocaine depend on the proper dosage, correct technique, adequate precautions and promptness in dealing with emergencies. The following dosage recommendations should be taken as a guide. The physician's experience and knowledge of the patient's physical condition are important in calculating the required dose.
Weakened or elderly patients should receive doses proportional to their age, weight and physical condition.
The duration of treatment should not exceed 3-4 weeks. The recommended rest interval is 1-2 weeks. It is not recommended for use in pediatrics.
Suppository: insert a suppository in the morning and at night and after each defecation, if this is painful, apply a few minutes before. The suppository is inserted just inside the anus. No more than 4 suppositories should be used in a 24-hour period.
Manifestations and management of overdose or accidental ingestion: Lidocaine may cause acute toxic effects if there are high systemic levels due to rapid absorption or overdose. No toxic effects have been reported at recommended doses. However, if systemic toxicity occurs, the signs are anticipated similar to those following after administration of local anesthetics by other.