Lidocaine (Intradermal Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
Lidocaine is used to cause numbness or loss of feeling before certain painful procedures such as injections or drawing blood from a blood vessel.
Lidocaine belongs to the family of medicines called local anesthetics. This medicine prevents pain by blocking the signals at the nerve endings in the skin.
This medicine was available only with your doctor's prescription.
Lidocaine intradermal injection system (Zingo(TM)) was recalled on November 11, 2008 due to nonsafety-related regulatory compliance issues, which could affect the product shelf life. Anesiva has no plans to distribute Zingo(TM) in the future.