Lignocaine Hydrochloride Jelly
- Lidocaine HCI 2% Jelly is a sterile, aqueous product that contains a local anesthetic agent and is administered topically. (See INDICATIONS for specific uses.)
- Lidocaine HCI 2% Jelly contains lidocaine HCI which is chemically designated as acetamide, 2-(diethylamino)-N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-,monohydrochloride and has the following structural formula:
Its molecular formula is C14H22N2O â€¢ HCI and its molecular weight is 270.80.
Lidocaine HCI 2% Jelly also contains hypromellose, and the resulting mixture maximizes contact with mucosa and provides lubrication for instrumentation. The unused portion should be discarded after initial use.
Composition of Lidocaine HCI 2% Jelly 30 mL and 5 mL tubes: Each mL contains 20 mg of lidocaine HCI. The formulation also contains methylparaben, propylparaben, hypromellose, and sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid to adjust pH between 6.0 to 7.0.