Launched in 1999, Lidoderm was the first prescription, topical, hydrogel patch approved in the United States for post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN). Lidoderm provides analgesia (without anesthesia) directly to the affected nerves.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
You should not use this product if you are sensitive to local anesthetics such as lidocaine, or to any of the other ingredients in LIDODERM.
Even a used LIDODERM patch contains a large amount of lidocaine. A small child or a pet could suffer serious adverse effects from chewing or swallowing a new or used LIDODERM patch. Store and dispose of patches out of the reach of children, pets, and others. Never reuse a patch.
LIDODERM patches should be worn for no more than 12 hours a day. Applying the patches for a longer time or using more than 3 patches could cause serious reactions.