Are you facing a difficult clinicial situation ? Please post the query on the forums.

  • Sharebar

How to deal lignocaine sensitive patient?

1 reply [Last post]
drsapna's picture
Offline
Joined: 18 Jul 2009

How to deal lignocaine sensitive patient? If any dentist has given lignocaine inj without doing sensitivity test and reaction starts immediately...what should be done by dentist immediately?

up
0 users have Like. User Likes
bijounmepani's picture
Offline
Joined: 29 Jun 2009
Re: How to deal lignocaine sensitive patient?

although lignocaine sensitive patients are rare, one should always take proper history and perform the sensitivity test prior to administering the LA ,., ,. if the patient is allergic to esters then try amides and vice versa ., ., in case the patient is allergic to both then dichlorophenhydrine is an alternative ., ., in cases of allergic reaction do not administer any more LA and prescribe antihistaminics (AVIL101) to the patient .,. , make a bold note (preferably with red ink) in his papers about his allergy and counsell him regarding the same . ,. , regards ., .,

up
0 users have Like. User Likes