Topical Lidocaine Duration Statistics

The duration of topical lidocaine varies widely depending on the specific formulation and area of application, with effects generally lasting between 30 minutes to several hours.

Statistic 1

"Lidocaine cream was effective in reducing pain from needle insertion by 50% compared to placebo."

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Statistic 2

"Topical lidocaine has an onset of 3 - 5 minutes and duration of action of 30 - 120 minutes."

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Statistic 3

"For minor surgery, anaesthesia with lidocaine 5% lasts about an hour."

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Statistic 4

"60–90% of lidocaine remains after 2 hours of application."

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Statistic 5

"Lidocaine gel 2% had about 40 minutes of effective analgesia after application."

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Statistic 6

"Lidocaine is well-tolerated with side effects in only 2% of patients."

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Statistic 7

"Using 5% lidocaine patch, most patients achieved pain relief for up to 12 hours."

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Statistic 8

"Topical lidocaine had an recurrence rate of pain of 9.7% after first 2 hours from application."

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Statistic 9

"For minor surgical procedures, 4% of Lidocaine exhibited an average duration of action of approximately 20 minutes."

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