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lidocaine hydrochloride 5% and 7.5% Dextrose (FOR SPINAL ANESTHESIA) Description


5% Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 7.5% Dextrose Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic, hyperbaric solution for use in spinal anesthesia.

5% Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 7.5% Dextrose Injection, USP contains lidocaine HCl, which is chemically designated as 2-(diethylamino)-N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-acetamide monohydrochloride, monohydrate and Dextrose (D-Glucose monohydrate) which have the following structural formulas:

Lidocaine Hydrochloride (monohydrate)

Chemical Structure

Dextrose (hydrous)

Chemical Structure

5% Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 7.5% Dextrose Injection, USP contains 50 mg/mL of lidocaine hydrochloride, anhydrous with 75 mg/mL of dextrose, hydrous in water for injection. May contain sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid for pH adjustment. pH 6.5 (6.0 to 7.0). The osmolar concentration is 0.75 mOsmol/mL (calc.). The specific gravity is 1.030 to 1.035.

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