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(also known as Lidocaine Patch)

Parenteral-local anesthetics are given by injection to cause loss of feeling before and during surgery, dental procedures (including dental surgery), or labor and delivery. These medicines do not cause loss of consciousness.

These medicines are given only by or under the immediate supervision of a medical doct... continue

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Chronic Pain
Back Pain
Reflex Sympathetic Dyst...
Overall, 68% (1270 Members) find Lidoderm helpful

Lidoderm Reviews

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Used for RA, not really helpful
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Helps sometimes if I can put on before pain is at a 9 or 10
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love these not narcotic like fentanyl patchesbut I get good local relief for back pain.
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Did not help.
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just started using for pain in 1 area and it worked.
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Didn't even come close to touching the pain. The pain is so deep inside my abdomen and this patch is only topical.
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it works if I catch it soon enough
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I actually really like these! No side effects and they work well.
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didn't help.
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These patches have been my saving grace for my chronic abdominal pain over the past two years. No side effects for me at all.
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  1. Discussion: Morphine, 1 script and got withdrawals possible?
    I have back problems myself but they are not as serious as yours, I am sure. What works for me is the Lidoderm Lidocaine patch. You use it 12 hours o... [More]
  2. Discussion: Lidoderm Patches
    Omis, good idea! However, I am wondering about the cost vs. benefit of using the tape you mentioned. Do you think that the costs of the tape would b... [More]
  3. Discussion: lidoderm patches?
    I have never used lidoderm patches except on patients I took care of and when it comes to what time of day I think it's fine if you wear them at night... [More]
  4. Discussion: Lidoderm Patches
    When I asked my doctor for pain patches, I originally was expecting something stronger, but if i can get pain relief from a non narcotic I'm more than... [More]
  5. Discussion: Lidoderm Patches
    Hi I recently asked my doc for pain patches and she prescribed the Lidoderm patches. I originally needed it for low back pain ( which it does not help... [More]