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Using Lidoderm Safely

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Lidoderm if you have:
  • Liver disease or liver failure
  • Any allergies, including allergies to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Lidoderm Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)

Overdose Information

A large overdose with this medication could be quite dangerous. Serious effects are most likely to occur when an overdose of this medication is ingested by mouth, rather than applied to the skin.
(Click Lidoderm Overdose for more information.)

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget to apply your dose, apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, remember that the patches should be worn for only 12 out of every 24 hours.

Storage Information

Lidoderm should be stored at room temperature. Keep each patch inside its protective pouch until just before use. After removing a patch, fold it in half and dispose of it out of the reach of children and pets.
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