What Is Lidocaine Ointment USP 5 Used For?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 10, 2020 12:40:55 PM ET
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Daily Med says that lidocaine ointment is indicated for inducing anesthesia of the mouth and throat in order to perform minor medical procedures such as intubation. The ointment can also be used to relieve the pain of burns, abrasions and insect bites.