What is the recommended dosage of lidocaine per litre of peritoneal dialysis? Thankyou

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Louise R., Nurse from ontario asked
What is the recommended dosage of lidocaine per litre of peritoneal dialysis? Thankyou

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There is limited, if any, role for intraperitoneal lidocaine. If you want to manage pain, it is more rewarding to add bicarbonate to the dialysate – 10-15 ml of 50% NaHCO3 is enough. If you want to add lidocaine, you can add 5 cc of lidocaine

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