Lidocaine hydrochloride has the chemical name of acetamide, 2-(diethylamino)-N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-,monohydrochloride and has the molecular weight of 270.8. Lidocaine HCl (C14H22N2O • HCl) has the following structural formula:
Each single-dose vial contains Lidocaine Hydrochloride Injection, USP, which is a sterile nonpyrogenic aqueous solution intended for parenteral administration as a local anesthetic agent. See INDICATIONS AND USAGE for special uses.
Each mL contains 20 mg lidocaine hydrochloride and 6 mg sodium chloride, in Water for Injection. Sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid may be used to adjust pH between 5.0 and 7.0.