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Antipyrine and Benzocaine Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Americaine®, Lagol®, Hurricane® causes loss of feeling in the skin and mucous membranes, and used to treats pain from insect bites, minor burns, small wounds, or dermatitis.

Antipyrine and Benzocaine Dosage

  • For the Removal of Earwax, you should be applied Antipyrine and Benzocaine drop by drop into the ear 3 times daily.
  • For the treatment of acute Otitis Media, you should be applied Antipyrine and Benzocaine drop by drop into the ear.

Uses of Antipyrine and Benzocaine

  • This medication is used on the skin to treats pain, itching and irritation that may be occur due to insect bites, burns, scrapes, sunburn, rash or other skin disorders.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Antipyrine and Benzocaine

Before taken Antipyrine and Benzocaine medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Antipyrine and Benzocaine. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Joint pain
  • Nausea

Warnings and precautions before taking Antipyrine and Benzocaine:

  • You should tell your doctor if you have skin disorders, skin infections, sensitivity to skin products, allergies.
  • This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-

No food or drug interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Antipyrine and Benzocaine with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Antipyrine and Benzocaine with the other drugs. You should tell your doctor of any nonprescription or prescription medication that you are using such as all skin products.


No information on overdosage with Antipyrine and Benzocaine is available. But after taken Antipyrine and Benzocaine if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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