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  • n. lidocaine


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  • Gardaí believe the anaesthetic, known as lignocaine, was being mixed with pure cocaine at the property to bulk it up, before the mix was being divided into bags for sale to other drug dealers. Breaking News

  • Officers also seized a substance called lignocaine which can be used to bulk up cocaine to increase profits, a small quantity of amphetamines and digital scales which had traces of cocaine.

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  • Injecting local anaesthetic lignocaine for minor surgery and seeing no effect, for instance, even when the producer was a State pharma company, was sufficient reason to insist on a product from a reliable manufacturer.

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  • The local anesthetic most commonly used in Kenya, lignocaine, can cause irregular heartbeat and even cardiac arrest if it is injected into the bloodstream rather than into the tissue.

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  • - Do not use lignocaine for the incision of abscesses: risk of spreading the infection.

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  • - Preferably use lignocaine 2% for dental applications.

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  • - To simplify the protocol, choose lignocaine 2% with adrenaline for dental use and lidocaine 1% without adrenaline for skin anaesthesia.

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  • - Do not administer if known allergy to lignocaine, problems of blood coagulation or impairment of cardiac conduction.

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  • - The more concentrated the lignocaine, the more localised the anaesthetic effect.

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  • · In dental care, adrenaline added to lignocaine prolongs the anaesthesia.

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