Patient Ratings for Prilocaine

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What are you taking Prilocaine for?

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  • Other
  • Pain
  • Toothache

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  • A month or so
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Uses of Prilocaine


Prilocaine is used in the treatment of:

  • Pain

Prilocaine is used in the prevention of:

  • Toothache

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Prilocaine Brand Names

Prilocaine may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Prilocaine Drug Class

Prilocaine is part of the drug class:

Prilocaine Interactions

This is not a complete list of Prilocainedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Prilocaine and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Prilocaine falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Prilocaine. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.


In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Prilocaine, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.

Prilocaine Dosage

Take prilocaine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Prilocaine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Prilocaine is available in the following doses:

  • Lidocaine-prilocaine Topical 2.5%-2.5% Topical Cream
  • Lidocaine-prilocaine Topical 2.5%-2.5% Topical Film
  • Lidocaine-prilocaine Topical 2.5%-2.5% Topical Kit
  • Prilocaine 4% Injectable Solution

Forms of Medication

Prilocaine is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Mucous Membrane Topical Solution
  • Topical Cream