4.1 Therapeutic indications
Suppression of ventricular extrasystoles and ventricular tachycardia, especially after an acute myocardial infarction.
Local anaesthesia by surface infiltration, regional, epidural and caudal routes, dental anaesthesia, either alone or in combination with adrenaline.
Lidocaine may also be administered by subcutaneous, intramuscular or intravenous injection.
Not intended for use in the eye.
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