Generic Name:Lidocaine Topical
Brand Name(s):AneCream, AneCream with Tegaderm, Anestacon, Bactine, LidaMantle, Lidocream, Lidoderm, Lidosense5, LMX 4, LMX 4 with Tegaderm, LMX 5, Medi-Quik Spray, Senatec, Solarcaine Aloe Extra Burn Relief, Solarcaine Cool Aloe, Uro-Jet, Uro-Jet AC, Xylocaine Jelly, Xylocaine Topical

Anestacon skin cream is a drug used for skin care treatment, which is taken into use for the purpose of skin ailments treatment such as sunburn, insect bites, scratches, minor cuts, scratches, hemorrhoids, and burns. This is a prescribed drug that is also used to treat post herpetic neuralgia a pain that occurs after having a case of painful skin rashes and irritation in older aged people. This medication works by inhibiting nerve impulses that pass along signals of pain to the brain. It comes in the form of lotions, sprays, patches, films that is applied to the skin once daily. Anestacon skin cream contains Lidocaine topical as the main composition, which is an anesthetic. It works by inhibiting the nerve impulses that pass along pain signals to the brain. At high enough doses, Anestacon skin care cream can cause complete numbness. However, typically only enough composition of lidocaine passes from the skin care cream into the skin to cause pain relief, not complete loss of sensation. Healthcare providers have suggested that Anestacon skin care cream should be kept away from children and pets to prevent them from swallowing it as it may cause severe side effects.

How to Use

Anestacon skin cream is recommended to be used under strict medical supervision and should not be applied at any amount, which is not prescribed by the healthcare provider. It is better to talk to your healthcare provider whose recommendation will depend mostly on how large an area requires treatment. If you are using a patch then it is better to apply the patch to clean, dry, unbroken skin. After using Anestacon skin cream it is suggested that, you do not cover the area with any kind of bandages, or cloth or come into contact of any kind of heat.

Cautions before using

Anestacon skin care cream is typically made with Lidocaine topical element, which has several side effects found in clinical studies. The cautions, which are to be taken, are as follows:

  • People with liver disease have an increased risk for serious side effects of Lidocaine which is the active agent found in Anestacon skin cream, as they do not effectively metabolize lidocaine . Therefore, Anestacon skin cream may not be a good option for people with liver disease.
  • Be cautious and do not apply Anestacon skin cream to broken or inflamed skin, as increased drug absorption may occur which may result in increasing the risk of serious side effects.
  • It should be taken care that using Anestacon skin cream for more than 12 hours a day than prescribed can result in serious toxicity. Make sure to follow your healthcare provider’s directions closely and do not forget to remove Anestacon skin cream after a long time usage.
  • People who had a recent heart surgery should stay away from applying Anestacon skin cream and it may cause reactions out of it.

Anestacon Side Effects

The side effects, which may cause due to use of Anestacon skin cream, are as follows:

  • Blisters
  • Skin Pigmentation
  • Swelling of lips, throat and face
  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Blurred vision

Reactions and Overdose

Some drugs may react with Anestacon skin cream and they are:

  • Quinidine
  • Mexiletine
  • Propafenone
  • Flecainide
  • Any Vitamin and herbal supplements

The effects of overdose may occur in drowsiness, confusion, nervousness, ringing in your ears, blurred vision, feeling hot or cold, numbness, muscle twitches, and uneven heartbeats.


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