Chemical pleurodesis

Indication for Lidocaine

Population group: Suitable for both men and women, only adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

3 mg once

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

3 - 3 mg per kg of body weight

Dosage regimen

From 3 To 3 mg per kg of body weight once every day

Active ingredient

Lidocaine, like other local anaesthetics, causes a reversible blockade of impulse propagation along nerve fibres by preventing the inward movement of sodium ions through the nerve membrane. Local anaesthetics of the amide-type are thought to act within the sodium channels of the nerve membrane.

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