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Important Instructions for Lidoderm

Dosing Information

The dosage of this medication that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on how large an area you need to treat. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Lidoderm Dosage for more information.)
 

Side Effects of the Lidoderm Patch

Just like any medicine, the Lidoderm patch may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses this medicine will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
 
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
 
Some of the possible side effects of the Lidoderm patch include:
 
  • Burning sensations
  • Blistering of the skin
  • Bruising
  • Redness of the skin.
     
(Click Lidoderm Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Even though it is a skin patch, Lidoderm can potentially interact with several other medications (see Lidoderm Drug Interactions).
 
8 Frequent Pain Syndromes

Lidoderm Medication Information

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