Who should not take LIDOCAINE?
The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:
- glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
- methemoglobinemia, a type of blood disorder
- a type of slowed heart rhythm disorder called heart block
- decreased lung function
- liver problems
- a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
- large open wound
- anemia from pyruvate kinase and G6PD deficiencies
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