AktenActive Ingredient(s): Lidocaine Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: * October 7, 2008
Pharm Company: * AKORN
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. When used for local anaesthesia or in nerve blocks, lidocaine typically begins working within several minutes and lasts for half an hour to three hours. Lidocaine mixtures may also be applied directly to the skin or mucous membranes t... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.