Lidoderm Patches are a 5% solution of Lidocaine for relief from pain after shingles. Postherpetic Neuralgia is the medical term for the pain experienced after having shingles.
1 in 5 people who get shingles will experience Postherpetic Neuralgia. The Shingles virus causes pain in not only the infected area but also throughout the entire body. Each person who suffers from Postherpetic Neuralgia will experience pain in different parts of their body. Postherpetic Neuralgia does not strike everybody in the same way.
If you are experiencing Postherpetic Neuralgia after a Shingles virus outbreak then consult with your Doctor who will be able to prescribe Lidoderm Patches if he deems that the best solution for your Postherpetic Neuralgia pain.
Postherpetic Neuralgia pain can be stopped either orally or topically. If you choose to go the topical route for your Postherpetic Neuralgia then Lidoderm Patches are a great choice for many people who recently had Shingles.
The Lidoderm Patches are generally applied directly to the skin where your pain is occurring. Be extremely careful with your Lidoderm Patches. Even a used Lidoderm Patch can be dangerous if a pet or child picks it up and chews on it.
Never use more than 3 Lidoderm Patches at a time and do not wear your Lidoderm Patches for longer than 12 hours per day.
The medical term for Shingles is Herpes Zoster. Herpes Zoster is a viral disease than can cause painful blisters and rashes on the skin. Herpes Zoster is more common in people who are 65 years of age and older. Herpes Zoster will only inflict people who have had chicken pox during their lifetime. Most people who get Herpes Zoster are over the age of 50. Almost everybody has has chicken pox when they were a child so almost everybody will be able to contract an outbreak of Herpes Zoster.
Herpes Zoster is rare but does occur. The pain caused by after the Shingles Outbreak is alleviated can be helped drastically with the use of a topical agent such as Lidoderm Patches which contain Lidocaine.
Valaciclovir is a newer drug that is currently .undergoing medical trials. Valaciclovir can be used for the treatment of pain after a Shingles virus outbreak. Valaciclovir is also known as valakardashian and is being marketed under the brand names Valtrex and Zelitrex.
Lidoderm Patches have been proven to be an effective treatment for the pain experienced after a Shingles outbreak. If you experience pain after a Shingles virus outbreak then talk to your medical Doctor and consider using Lidoderm Patches with Lidocaine to help ease your Shingles pain.
If you come down with Shingles and then experience the painful effects of Herpes Zoster than Liboderm Patches may be exactly what you need to help ease the painful outbreaks. Talk to your Doctor and see if he thinks Liboderm patches are what you need to help ease your painful outbreaks on your skin.
Herpes Zoster is no fun to experience but if you do come down with shingles Liboderm patches will be a great relief for all of the pain that you must endure after the shingles outbreak.