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Lidocaine vs. Lignocaine

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Lidocainenoun

(pharmaceutical drug) A crystalline compound C14H22N2O that is used in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic and as an antiarrhythmic agent.

Lignocainenoun

(pharmaceutical drug) lidocaine.

Lidocainenoun

a local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes

Lidocaine

Lidocaine, also known as lignocaine and sold under the brand name Xylocaine among others, is a local anesthetic of the amino amide type. It is also used to treat ventricular tachycardia.

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