Licensed for intrathecal use
Products licensed for intrathecal use are the first line option and should be used wherever suitable.
There are currently no known lidocaine products licensed for intrathecal administration.
Unlicensed ‘Special’, specified for epidural use
Unlicensed medicines that are manufactured in MHRA-licensed Specials Manufacturing Units, at the request of an authorised healthcare professional specifically for epidural use.
Tayside Pharmaceuticals, Dundee
Lidocaine hydrochloride Epidural Injection
1% in 10mL and 20mL amps