Table 4

Rate-limiting adverse drug effects (ADEs) associated with lidocaine infusions

ADEPercentage of patients
Nausea/vomiting16.6
Cardiovascular changes12.0
Unspecified other12.0
Hallucinations/nightmares/visual changes10.3
Sedation/sleepiness6.4
Anxiety6.2
Dizziness/lightheadedness4.8
CVA-like symptoms2.0
Urinary retention1.3
Paresthesias0.5
  • CVA, cerebrovascular accident.