Katedzhel with lidocaine - a combined drug with antiseptic and local anesthetic action.
Release form and composition
Katedzhel with lidocaine is produced in the form of a gel for external use (transparent, colorless or almost colorless), 12.5 g each in corrugated syringes, 1, 5 and 25 syringes in blisters, 1 blister in a cardboard box.
The composition of 100 g of gel contains active ingredients:
- Lidocaine hydrochloride - 2 g;
- Chlorhexidine dihydrochloride - 0.05 g
Auxiliary components that make up the drug: glycerol - 20 g; hydroxyethyl cellulose (gietelloza) - 1.5 g; water for injection - up to 100 g
Indications for use
Lidocaine cathegel is prescribed for instillation into the urethra before insertion of a catheter or other instruments.
- Severe bradycardia;
- Hypersensitivity to the drug.
Dosing and Administration
Before inserting instruments (by specially trained personnel or a doctor) into the urethra, it is first necessary to clean and disinfect its external opening. The blister with the gel is opened, removing the paper from the transparent body (if possible only up to the waist). The tip breaks off without significant effort (preferably still in the package), it is necessary to ensure that the tip is removed completely, which will help avoid damage to the mucous membrane of the urethra.
To facilitate the introduction of Katedzhelya with lidocaine, it is recommended to squeeze out a drop of the drug.
Instillation is performed by light pressure on a corrugated syringe. At the end of the introduction of the gel, the syringe must be kept in a compressed state until it is removed from the channel.
After gel instillation, insertion of the instruments is recommended after 10 minutes.
When applying Katedzhelya with lidocaine may develop:
- Cardiovascular system: a decrease in heart rate with repeated use of the gel, with severe inflammation of the urethra or the introduction into the bladder;
- Allergic reactions: hypersensitivity reactions.
It is recommended to use lidocaine-free lubricants when performing anesthesia and severe bradycardia.
In the case of a “false path”, the drug should not be injected into the urethra (it is possible to apply the gel suprapubic urinary diversion or to the instrument).
Information about the interaction with other drugs is missing.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store in a dark place (out of the box), out of the reach of children, at temperatures up to 25 ° C.
Shelf life - 5 years.