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Lignocaine Side Effects

Report Lignocaine Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Lignocaine, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Lignocaine side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Lignocaine.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Lignocaine side effects are:
Heart Racing (7 reports)
Locla Injection Finger (5 reports)
SWOLLEN UPPER LIP (3 reports)
Uncontrollable Shaking (2 reports)
Acute Myotonia (1 reports)
Chest Pain (1 reports)
Cramps (1 reports)
Hair Loss (1 reports)
Headaches (1 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Lignocaine side effects . You can also compare Lignocaine side effects or view FDA reports.

Lignocaine Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Lignocaine reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Lignocaine on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Anxiety, Chills, Disorientation, Gait Disturbance, Hearing Impaired, Injection Site Pain, Insomnia, Speech Disorder
on Feb 05, 2009 Patient from AUSTRALIA , 55 years of age, was treated with Lignocaine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lignocaine side effects: anxiety, chills, disorientation, gait disturbance, hearing impaired, injection site pain, insomnia, speech disorder. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Bradycardia, Hypotension, Syncope Vasovagal
Patient was taking Lignocaine. Patient felt the following Lignocaine side effects: bradycardia, hypotension, syncope vasovagal on Apr 18, 2008 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Male , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Chirocaine (107048w01)
  • Cymbalta (30 Mg)
  • Propranolol (40 Mg)


Dyspnoea, Rash, Wheezing
Adverse event was reported on Dec 11, 2007 by a Female taking Lignocaine (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 52 years of age, After Lignocaine was administered, patient encountered several Lignocaine side effects: dyspnoea, rash, wheezing.

Emotional Distress, Hypoaesthesia Oral, Paraesthesia Oral, Tearfulness
on Nov 09, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 45 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lignocaine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lignocaine side effects: emotional distress, hypoaesthesia oral, paraesthesia oral, tearfulness. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.


Angioedema, Convulsion, Renal Failure Acute, Swollen Tongue
on Nov 13, 2007 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 70 years of age, was treated with Lignocaine. Patient felt the following Lignocaine side effects: angioedema, convulsion, renal failure acute, swollen tongue. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Completed Suicide, Overdose
Patient was taking Lignocaine. After Lignocaine was administered, patient encountered several Lignocaine side effects: completed suicide, overdose on Sep 10, 2007 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 31 years of age, . Lignocaine dosage: N/A.

Intentional Overdose
Adverse event was reported on Sep 05, 2007 by a Male taking Lignocaine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 58 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lignocaine side effects: intentional overdose.

Intentional Overdose
on Sep 05, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 20 years of age, was treated with Lignocaine. Patient felt the following Lignocaine side effects: intentional overdose. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Intentional Overdose
on Aug 28, 2007 Male from ITALY , 58 years of age, was treated with Lignocaine. After Lignocaine was administered, patient encountered several Lignocaine side effects: intentional overdose. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.

Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose, Tachycardia
Patient was taking Lignocaine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lignocaine side effects: metabolic acidosis, overdose, tachycardia on Aug 14, 2007 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Male , 19 years of age, . Lignocaine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Ibuprofen Tablets
  • Cyclobenzaprine Hcl
  • Phenylpropanolamine
  • Chlorpheniramine Tab
  • Phenytoin


Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose, Tachycardia
Adverse event was reported on Aug 01, 2007 by a Male taking Lignocaine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 19 years of age, Patient felt the following Lignocaine side effects: metabolic acidosis, overdose, tachycardia.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ibuprofen
  • Cyclobenzaprine Hcl
  • Phenylpropanolamine
  • Chlorpheniramine Maleate
  • Phenytoin


Diplegia, Sensory Loss
on May 23, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 36 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lignocaine. After Lignocaine was administered, patient encountered several Lignocaine side effects: diplegia, sensory loss. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.

Chest Discomfort, Feeling Hot, Pruritus
on Nov 01, 2006 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 30 years of age, was treated with Lignocaine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lignocaine side effects: chest discomfort, feeling hot, pruritus. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Bronchospasm, Circulatory Collapse
Patient was taking Lignocaine. Patient felt the following Lignocaine side effects: bronchospasm, circulatory collapse on Oct 09, 2006 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 39 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, . Lignocaine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Propofol
  • Cefuroxime
  • Fentanyl
  • Rocuronium
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Inhaler
  • Oral Contraceptive
Patient was hospitalized.

Colon Gangrene, Grand Mal Convulsion, Intestinal Gangrene, Intestinal Infarction, Myocardial Infarction
Adverse event was reported on Aug 01, 2006 by a Male taking Lignocaine (Dosage: 2% In Error Instead Of 1%) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 72 years of age, After Lignocaine was administered, patient encountered several Lignocaine side effects: colon gangrene, grand mal convulsion, intestinal gangrene, intestinal infarction, myocardial infarction.

Colon Gangrene, Grand Mal Convulsion, Myocardial Infarction
on Aug 01, 2006 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 72 years of age, was treated with Lignocaine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lignocaine side effects: colon gangrene, grand mal convulsion, myocardial infarction. Lignocaine dosage: 2% In Error Instead Of 1%.

Diplopia, Muscle Atrophy, Muscle Fibrosis, Muscle Injury, Muscle Tightness, Strabismus, Vision Blurred
on Jun 12, 2006 Male from LEBANON , 72 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lignocaine. Patient felt the following Lignocaine side effects: diplopia, muscle atrophy, muscle fibrosis, muscle injury, muscle tightness, strabismus, vision blurred. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Conjunctival Oedema, Exophthalmos, Eye Inflammation, Eye Movement Disorder, Eye Oedema, Iatrogenic Injury, Muscle Swelling, Ocular Discomfort, Optic Nerve Disorder
Patient was taking Lignocaine. After Lignocaine was administered, patient encountered several Lignocaine side effects: conjunctival oedema, exophthalmos, eye inflammation, eye movement disorder, eye oedema, iatrogenic injury, muscle swelling, ocular discomfort, optic nerve disorder on Feb 13, 2006 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Lignocaine dosage: Injected Into Sub-tenon's Space..
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Bupivacaine (Injected Into Sub-tenon's Space.)
  • Hyaluronidase (Injected Into Sub-tenon's Space.)
  • Proxymetacaine
  • Povidone Iodine (Instilled Into Conjunctival Sac.)
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Prednisolone


Conjunctival Oedema, Exophthalmos, Eye Inflammation, Eye Pain, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Intraocular Pressure Test, Soft Tissue Injury
Adverse event was reported on Feb 13, 2006 by a Female taking Lignocaine (Dosage: Injected Into Sub-tenon's Space) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 74 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lignocaine side effects: conjunctival oedema, exophthalmos, eye inflammation, eye pain, intraocular pressure increased, intraocular pressure test, soft tissue injury.
Associated medications used:
  • Bupivacaine (Injected Into Sub-tenon's Space)
  • Hyaluronidase (Injected Into Sub-tenon's Space)
  • Proxymetacaine
  • Povidone Iodine (Instilled Into Conjunctival Sac)
  • Povidone Iodine (Used To Clean Skin Before Surgery.)
  • Cefuroxime
  • Cefuroxime (Intracamerally)
  • Chloramphenicol


Anaphylactic Reaction, Asthenia, Burning Sensation, Diarrhoea, Dyspnoea
on Jan 20, 2006 Female from AUSTRALIA , weighting 231.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lignocaine Hydrochloride And Adrenaline. Patient felt the following Lignocaine side effects: anaphylactic reaction, asthenia, burning sensation, diarrhoea, dyspnoea. Lignocaine Hydrochloride And Adrenaline dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Exophthalmos, Eye Movement Disorder, Eyelid Oedema
on Jan 16, 2006 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 72 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lignocaine. After Lignocaine was administered, patient encountered several Lignocaine side effects: exophthalmos, eye movement disorder, eyelid oedema. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Hypersensitivity
Patient was taking Lignocaine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lignocaine side effects: hypersensitivity on Jul 26, 2005 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 134.5 lb, was diagnosed with and. Lignocaine dosage: Initial Loading Dose Only. Patient was hospitalized.

Dizziness, Wheezing
Adverse event was reported on Jul 26, 2005 by a Female taking Lignocaine (Dosage: Initial Loading Dose Only) was diagnosed with and. Location: AUSTRALIA , weighting 134.5 lb, Patient felt the following Lignocaine side effects: dizziness, wheezing. Patient was hospitalized.

Wheezing
on Jul 26, 2005 Female from AUSTRALIA , weighting 123.5 lb, was treated with Lignocaine. After Lignocaine was administered, patient encountered several Lignocaine side effects: wheezing. Lignocaine dosage: 1:10 Dilution Of 1%.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Adductor Vocal Cord Weakness, Laryngospasm
on May 18, 2005 Patient from , 54 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lignocaine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lignocaine side effects: adductor vocal cord weakness, laryngospasm. Lignocaine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

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