What is Lanacane?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: benzocaine topical

Lanacane® is a brand name for topical benzocaine, a local anesthetic used for temporary relief of pain associated with itchy skin, minor burns, acute congestive, bee stings, and insect bites; mouth and gum irritations; sunburn; hemorrhoids and as an anesthetic lubricant.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lanacane

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Why patients stopped taking Lanacane

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Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
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Duration

Stopped taking Lanacane

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Lanacane

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andysmee
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andysmee
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 40
Condition: Discoid Eczema 1 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: vb
I have:
Discoid Eczema

See andysmee's full Lanacane history

Sep 10, 2013 (Started Sep 09, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Itching)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: This didn't work at all. I woke up in the night several times as my face was itching. This didn't happen when I used Benadryl or E45 Itch Relief
Cost: < $25 monthly

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