Blood concentration of lignocaine after application of 2% lignocaine gel in the urethra.

In 35 patients undergoing topical anaesthesia with lignocaine (lidocaine) gel (2% Xylocaine gel) the concentration of lignocaine base was measured in repeated venous blood samples. Twenty patients (group I) were given 20 ml of 2% lignocaine gel (400 mg lignocaine) and 5 patients (group II) received 40 ml (800 mg lignocaine) endourethrally. These 2 groups of… CONTINUE READING