If you are:
Only When Necessary: SYSTEMIC ABSORPTION UNKNOWN; POSSIBLE RISK OF OROFACIAL CLEFTS WITH SYSTEMIC USE
No Known Risk: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; LIMITED USE MAY POSE LITTLE RISK
No Known Risk: AMOUNT EXCRETED REPORTED TO BE LOW WITH LOW INFANT ORAL BIOAVAILABILITY
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: General-May be more sensitive to CNS and cardiac adverse reactions. Consider dose reduction due to reduced clearance in the elderly.
Giving lidocaine-hc-cream to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Prolonged or extensive use may lead to systemic absorption; may affect growth rate.
management or monitoring precaution: Dosage in children should be reduced for age, body weight and physical condition.