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Generic name: lidocaine injection [LYE-doe-kane]
The brand names are: Xylocaine HCl, Xylocaine-MPF
Classification of drugs: Group I antiarrhythmics, local injectable anaesthetics

What is Xylocaine-MPF?

Lidocaine Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic (numbing medication) that is used to numb a specific area of your body in order to ease discomfort or pain that is caused by surgical procedures like surgery, needle punctures, or the insertion of a tube or a breathing tube.Xylocaine-MPF can be employed to manage irregular heart rhythms that could indicate a potential coronary heart attack.The medication is also administered as an epidural (spinal block) to ease the pain of contractures during labour.Xylocaine MPF can also be utilised for other purposes that are not covered in this guideline.

Side effects of Xylocaine-MPF

Seek medical attention immediately in the event that you exhibit symptoms that indicate an allergy, such as symptoms of hives, breathing difficulties, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue.

See your physician right away If you're suffering from the following conditions:

  • Twitching, tremors, seizure (convulsions);
  • A lightheaded sensation, similar to when you're about to pass out.
  • Low heart rate low pulse slow or shallow breathing;
  • Sensation of warmth, cold, or numbness
  • Muscles stiffness and pain;
  • Breathing that is shallow or weak;
  • Blue appearance of the skin the appearance of the skin is blue;
  • Extreme anxiety extreme anxiety, a strange fear, or an uneasy feeling.

Common side effects of Xylocaine MPF include:

  • Drowsiness, dizziness;
  • Nausea, vomiting;
  • Sensation of being cold or hot;
  • The sound of confusion, blurred vision, or double vision
  • Numbness at the site where the medicine has been accidentally applied

It isn't a complete description of every side effect Other side effects could be experienced. Contact your physician to seek medical advice on the effects.If you have any concerns, report the allergic reactions or symptoms to FDA by calling 1-800-FDA-1088.


You should not receive Xylocaine-MPF if you have severe heart block or a heart rhythm disorder called Stokes-Adams syndrome or Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to take this medication if you have an allergy to Xylocaine MPF or any other numbing medication or if you suffer from:

  • Severe heart blockage;
  • A heart rhythm disorder known as stokes-adams" syndrome (sudden low heartbeats that can induce fainting) as well as
  • A heart rhythm disorder called wolff-parkinson-white syndrome (sudden fast heartbeats that can cause you to faint or become easily tired).

Contact your physician if had any of the following:

  • An allergy to corn products
  • The liver condition;
  • Kidney disease;
  • Heart condition (unless the patient is treated with Xylocaine-MPF to treat an underlying heart problem);
  • Coronary artery diseases and circulation problems,
  • Malignant Hyperthermia.

See your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing.

How to take xylocaine MPF?

A healthcare professional will administer this injection.In the treatment of heart rhythm disorders, it is administered as an infusion into the veins.If used for local anaesthetics administered directly through the skin into the body to be numb,Your blood pressure, breathing levels, oxygen levels, and other vital signs are closely monitored while you are receiving Xylocaine MPF in an environment in a hospital.If you're receiving treatment for an irregular heart rhythm, Your heart rate will be continuously checked using an electrocardiograph, also known as the ECG (sometimes known as the EKG). This will help your physician decide how long to treat you with Xylocaine MPF.

Do I be concerned if I miss a dose?

Since Xylocaine MPF is only used when it is required in a clinical setting, you're unlikely to skip the dose.

What will happen if I take excessively?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Xylocaine MPF may trigger side effects that can affect your reactions or thinking. If you are not absolutely required, don't drive after receiving Xylocaine MPF.Do not eat or chew for one hour of Xylocaine-MPF being employed to help numb the mouth and throat. It is possible that you will have difficulty swallowing, which can lead to choking. It is also possible to accidentally touch your lips in the event that you're still feeling completely numb after a few hours of treatment with this medication.

Interaction with other drugs

Inform your doctor about all other medications, including:

  • Cimetidine, fluvoxamine, nefazodone, and St. John's wort
  • Anti-biotic or antifungal medicine
  • Antiviral medicine that treats hepatitis, HIV, and AIDS;
  • Heart or blood pressure medicine—amiodarone, digoxin, nicardipine, procainamide, propranolol;
  • Seizure medicine—carbamazepine, phenytoin,
  • Tuberculosis medicine—isoniazid, rifampin.

This list isn't exhaustive. Other medications may interact with lidocaine, such as prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal products. There are many possible interactions between drugs. are outlined here.