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ZTlido - A New Lidocaine Patch for Postherpetic Neuralgia
A lidocaine 1.8% patch (ZTlido – Scilex) has been approved by the FDA for treatment of pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). A lidocaine 5% patch (Lidoderm, and generics) was approved earlier for the same indication and has been used off-label for treatment of other types of localized pain. Both of these patches are available only by prescription. Lidocaine 4% patches (Aspercreme, IcyHot, and others) are available over the counter for back, neck, shoulder, and joint pain. ... more
     
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