Akten

Active Ingredient(s): Lidocaine Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: * October 7, 2008
Pharm Company: * AKORN
Category: Anesthetic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Akten Overview

Lidocaine, also known as xylocaine and lignocaine, is a medication used to numb tissue in a specific area (local anesthetic).[4] It is also used to treat ventricular tachycardia and to perform nerve blocks.[3][4] Lidocaine mixed with a small amount of adrenaline (epinephrine) is available to allow larger doses for numbing, to decrease bleeding, and to make the numbing effect last longer.[4] When used as an injectable, it typicall...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Lidocaine Hydrochloride
  • Aerosol: 10%
  • Cream: 0.5%, 1% + 1%, 3%, 4%, 5%
  • Film, Extended Release: 23mg/patch, 46.1mg/patch, 46.1mg/unit, 5%
  • Gel: 2%, 3.5%, 3.50%
  • Inhalant: 1%
  • Injection: 0.005mg/ml + 0.5%, 0.005mg/ml + 1%, 0.005mg/ml + 1.5%, 0.005mg/ml + 2%, 0.01mg/ml + 1%, 0.01mg/ml + 2%, 0.02mg/ml + 2%, 0.2%, 0.4%, 0.4% + 5%, 0.5%, 0.50%, 0.8%, 0.8% + 5%, 1%, 1.5%, 1.50%, 10%, 100mg/ml, 2%, 20%, 4%, 40mg/ml, 5%, 7.5% + 5%
  • Jelly: 2%
  • Liquid: 0.13% + 2.5%, 2.5%
  • Lotion: 3%
  • Ointment: 2.5%, 5%
  • Patch: 1.8%, 46.1mg/patch, 5%
  • Powder: 0.5mg, 100%
  • Solution: 2%, 4%, 40mg/ml, 5%
  • Spray: 2%
  • Spray, Metered: 12mg/dose
  • Suppository: 100mg
  • System: 0.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Akten: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 17478-792 Akten 35 mg/ml Ophthalmic Gel by Akorn, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Lidocaine Hydrochloride or a similar ingredient: (12 results)




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