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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lidocaine Viscous MM.

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24 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 14 Next»
Condition: Other
3/24/2014 2:51:47 AM

Reviewer: kathyq, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have a sore throat - REALLY bad sore throat. Dr. prescribed lidocaine and said to gargle and not swallow. It didn't help at all - until I swallowed some of the liquid by mistake. It numbed my lower throat but also made it difficult to swallow and breathe through my mouth. Kind of scary. The numbness only lasted about 5 minutes though. Not worth the cost of the medication.

Condition: Other
12/22/2013 10:51:37 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was prescribed to me for strep. It's too thick to gargle and only numbed my tongue and lips, making my discomfort more awkward. I wouldn't have bought it if I knew it was so ineffective. Gargling hot water and sea salt has better effect for me.

Condition: Other
11/1/2012 11:15:26 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
used it for esophageal pain after EGD. worked great could even eat real food. mixed with water and swallowed, that was the trick. it did tast bad but the pizza i could eat was great, well worth it

Condition: Other
7/30/2011 11:40:31 PM

Reviewer: hlynna, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Tip: If you can't get it to gargle because it's thick, mix it with liquid Benadryl.

Condition: Other
4/15/2011 7:44:05 PM

Reviewer: Troy, 13-18 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have gotten this med for my blisters Does not help at all I gave me more blisters one big one on my toung,hard to Swish with, please respond to me at doggey2010@ymail.com Thank you.

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