Loses consciousness, 2% lidocaine with 1:100000 epinephrine.
A patient receives an injection of 1.8 ml of a local anesthetic containing 2% lidocaine with 1:100000 epinephrine. 30 secs later loses consciousness. The most probable cause is
1 ) Bradycardia
2 ) Tachycardia
3 ) Cerbral hypoxia
4 ) An allergic reaction to lidocaine
Author : Dr. Ramya Kalyanpur
Last Modified : 25-Mar-2020