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By injection: Causes numbness or loss of feeling in an area of your body. Given before and during surgery, childbirth, or dental work. Also treats emergency heart rhythm problems.

Into the eye: Used in the eye to cause numbness or loss of feeling before certain procedures. This medicine is a topical anesthetic (numbing medicine).

Into the skin: Used to numb the skin before drawing blood or placing an intravenous (IV) line.

On the skin: Relieves pain and numbs the skin.

On the skin: Treats nerve pain that is caused by herpes zoster or shingles.

Into the mouth: Relieves pain.

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