Anestol Ointment - 5% (30 gm)


Anestol ointment is indicated for the production of anesthesia mucous membranes of the oropharynx.

SKU 1931
Generic For Xylocaine
Strength 5% (30 gm)
Generic Name Lidocaine
Manufacturer Sandoz, Turkey

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Anestol Ointment 20 mg (Lidocaine)

Anestol ointment is a topical formulation of Lidocaine, a local anesthetic agent that can be absorbed through the skin. It is a medication used to numb tissues in a specific area. The drug is also used to relieve pain and itching associated with minor burns (including sunburn), minor cuts, skin scrapes, minor skin irritation, and insect bites. Lidocaine was developed in 1964 and is on the WHO list of essential medicines, the most important drugs required in a basic health system.

What is Anestol ointment used for?

Anestol ointment is indicated for the production of anesthesia mucous membranes of the oropharynx. It is also very useful as an anesthetic lubricant for intubation (the placement of flexible plastic tube into the windpipe to maintain an open airway) for the temporary pain related to abrasion of the skin, sunburn, and insect bites. The medicine may also be used for other medical conditions as determined by your physician.

How does Anestol ointment work?

Anestol ointment contains the active ingredient Lidocaine, a synthetic aminoethyl amide with local anesthetic and antiarrhythmic properties. The active ingredient stabilizes the neuronal membrane by binding to and inhibiting voltage-gated sodium channels. As a result of this, it hinders the ionic fluxes needed for the starting and conduction of impulses and affects local anesthesia.

What are the different doses of Anestol ointment?

Anestol ointment is available to purchase online from in 30g strength. You can buy Anestol ointment 5% (30g) online at a quite affordable price.

What does Anestol ointment contain?

Anestol ointment- 5% contains the active ingredient Lidocaine, which is a common local antiarrhythmic and anesthetic drug.

What are the side effects of Anestol ointment? 

All drugs may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor unwanted effects. Check with physician if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome.

  • Swelling or redness at the application site

Immediately call your physician if any of these severe side effects occur:

  • Severe allergic reactions such as itching, rash, tightness in the chest, skin rashes, hives, swelling of the lips, face, mouth, or tongue.
  • Drowsiness
  • Tremors
  • Heartbeats
  • Seizure
  • Blurred vision
  • Confusion

This is not a full list of all side effects that may occur. If you have any question about side effects, please contact your physician.

What medications interact with Anestol ointment? 

Coadministration of cimetidine or propranolol with Anestol ointment has been reported to decrease the clearance of the active ingredient Lidocaine from the plasma and may result in toxic accumulation of the drug.

When Anestol ointment is used with other antiarrhythmic drugs such as phenytoin, propranolol, quinidine, or amiodarone. The cardiac effects may be additive or antagonistic and toxic effects may be additive. 

When should Anestol ointment not be used?

  • Anestol ointment should not be used in patients with a known history of hypersensitivity to local anesthetics of the amide type.
  • Do not use it on broken or inflamed skin.
  • Do not apply near your eyes or nostrils.

How should Anestol ointment be used?

  • Anestol ointment should only be used topically as directed by a physician. Apply a small amount of ointment to the affected area. Gently rub the medicine into the skin until it is evenly distributed. The ointment is for external use only. Do not apply near the eyes and nostrils. Wash your hands immediately after the application.
  • The ointment may make it difficult for you to swallow. Avoid eating for at least one hour after the medicine has been applied in the mouth or throat area. The application may cause numbness of the tongue, which may cause you to bite the inside of your mouth accidentally. Always remember, do not chew gum while your mouth or throat area is numb.
  • Anestol ointment may cause a numbing effect at the site of application. Do not rub, scratch, or expose the area to extreme cold or hot temperature until the numbness is gone. Be careful while applying the medicine to large areas. Do not use it in a large amount, squeeze enough to cover the affected area. Also, do not apply it more often, or use it for longer than prescribed. Your health condition would not improve faster, but the risk of adverse reactions may be increased.

How long should you use Anestol ointment?

Continue using the Anestol ointment 5% for as long as your physician recommends.

Missed dose of Anestol ointment

Miss dose is not a thing to fear, yet you should be regular in the application of the Anestol ointment so that you can avoid missing dose. Never double the dose to make for the missed one, and remember to apply the next dose at the scheduled time.

How should Anestol ointment be stored?

  • Keep the Anestol ointment out of the reach of children and pet.
  • Keep it at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep the tube tightly closed.



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