Lidoderm Overview


Lidoderm is a prescription medication used to prevent pain before procedures or to relieve pain due to certain conditions. Lidoderm belongs to a group of drugs called local anesthetics. These stop nerves from sending pain signals to the brain.

This medication comes in a patch to be applied to the skin (transdermal).

Common side effects of Lidoderm include irritation at site of application. Lidocaine may also cause dizziness and drowsiness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how this medication affects you.


Lidoderm Drug Class

Lidoderm is part of the drug class: