For over 100 years DENTSPLY International has been supporting dentists worldwide in their profession. DENTSPLY's trusted and comprehensive range of anesthetics enables dentists and hygienists to start every procedure right. At DENTSPLY we ensure quality at each step of the product’s journey from collection of active molecule till it reaches your office. Each cartridge is twice sterilized with sterilizing filter followed by autoclave method. Cartridges are then visually inspected with electronic laser for defects and impurities including but not limited to cracks, foreign particles, color and density et al. Each cartridge is Mylar pack labeled to restrain the individual pieces in case of a break thus avoiding any injuries. Each set of 10 cartridges is then blister packed to avoid breakage. Each cartridge is color coded as per industry standard ADA system, 2% Xylocaine 1:100,000 has a red color band. The box for Xylocaine 1:100,000 also has the same red color for easy identification.
In case of infiltration onset duration is less than 2 minutes with soft tissue anesthesia lasting 2.5 hours to 3.25 hours for infiltration and nerve block respectively. Xylocaine is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to local anesthetics. Xylocaine should not be used in patients with congenital or idiopathic methemoglobinemia. Common precautions include aspiration prior to injection to help avoid intravascular injection. Local anesthetic solutions like Xylocaine that contain a vasoconstrictor should be used cautiously especially in patients with impaired cardiovascular function or vascular disease.
2% Xylocaine Dental with epinephrine 1:100,000 is available in boxes of 50 cartridges of 1.7 ml with your local dealer. DENTSPLY part number for Xylocaine 1:100,000 Dental is 20016.
Please refer to the full prescribing information from DENTSPLY to know more about Xylocaine DENTAL 1:100,000.