Lidoderm Patch Post Op Use

5 Replies Updated

Conversation Starter

cusher Says:
via mobile

Broken thumb will not heal with new bone growth. I use a small patch on joint. Could the patch be a factor in no healing?
4 surgeries in 7 months. Still in a cast with port for bone stimulator. I put quarter size patch in port hole for pain 24/7.

Showing Replies 1 - 5 of 5 RSS Feed

Page of 1     Sorted By:
Verwon Says:

Hello, Cusher! How are you?

It's very doubtful, since this is just a mild topical anesthetic, your body usually does't absorb much of it. That's why the FDA lists most of the side effects as being related to topical use, like skin irritation, redness, itching and rash.

However, it would be best to check with your doctor, to be sure. Are they aware that you're using it?

You likely shouldn't leave it in the port, when using the stimulator.

Was this helpful?     1     0  
cusher Says:
via mobile

I was using for pain only but have stopped putting in port till next x-ray. I love the product and also use in on my right hand where a bone has been removed. I cut the patches. Thank you for the reply. FYI. Medicare won't cover patches anymore.

Was this helpful?     0     0  
cusher Says:
via mobile

Hof do I see the second reply/message?

Was this helpful?     0     0  
cusher Says:
via mobile

The information I got was very helpful. Thank you.
I enjoy the emails you send. Very informative.
I have no problems with lidodrem patches.
I think they are great for controlling pain. Only drawback is you gave to use tape etc to keep them in place. Also the generic brand did not work for me.

Was this helpful?     0     0  
cusher Says:
via mobile

I still use lidoderm patch cut to small size on thumb that is healing slowly. I put it under the removable cast. I think it is a wonderful product for pain control. Only drawback is they do have a sticky side but can come off easily. A tegraderm clear path helps with this problem.

Was this helpful?     0     0  

Viewing page 1 of 1     Reply

More Discussions:

lidoderm/lidocaine patch 5%
it is a paatch thqt you put on to take care of the pain you are having. i want to know if this patch is addictive and if... 2 replies
Endo Pharmaceuticals Lidoderm lidocaine patch 5%
lidoderm lidocaine patch 5% ## havin some itching problems around nose area benn using lidocaine patch on back for pain ... 3 replies
Drug Inteaction between aricept and lidoderm patches
Is there Any drug interaction between aricept and lidoderrm? Thanks ## I didn't find any interactions or problems li... 2 replies
dr. who use fentynall patches and lollipops to treat chronic back pain in NJ (or even diludid or liquid morphine)
I have spinal stenosis, scoleosis, ddd of back as well as fm. A pain mgt dr. increased my tolerance to an extremely high... 1 reply
Old used patches
Are the used patches good for anything. Is there anything left in them. Any way to extract that ## Trying to extract med... 1 reply
Can you use the patch and then use methadone
I want to know if I use the patch and then take methadone, will I go into withdrawal? ## Hello, Spooky! How are you? The... 1 reply
Use of Bonine and the Exelon Patch
I want to go on a trip that will include flying. I have suffered with motion sickness all my life but do well with Bonin... 1 reply
New to Patch and scared to use it
I saw a new PM doctor yesterday. He was extremely nice as far as his personality. But when it came to the medications, h... 1 reply
has anyone used this on just a small patch on face
hi i have been prescribed efudix for an ak on my cheek. i was give a leaflet which showed some really scary pictures of ... 2 replies
How to dispose of unused fentanyl patches?
I dont want them in the junk- or clogging the toilet... It sounds easy to do but how to get rid of a lot of them without... 4 replies

Post a Reply

No registration needed.
Simply fill out the form below.



 Optional, stays hidden.
Get notified when a reply is posted here.

4) Text Verification: *
Prevents SPAM.

Click here to show the question

with the privacy policy (20191231).

This form will be submitted securely


Discussion Thread Guidelines: Any participation in the discussion threads signifies your agreement with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. (1) Act civilized and be respectful towards others. No profanity, vulgarity or lewd / suggestive content is allowed. (2) Posts encouraging, facilitating, or seeking advice about the abuse of medications or other substances are prohibited. (3) Personal contact information (such as telephone numbers, email addresses, etc) is not allowed to appear on our discussion threads. (4) We do not allow our forums to be used for buying, selling, trading, or for the promotion of a product or service. (5) Posting external links to other web sites is not allowed without our prior approval. (6) We reserve the right to edit or remove content which we find objectionable to the community at our sole discretion.

Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 15 May 2015.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2020 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA