Table 3

Doses and concentrations of lidocaine used for bronchoscopy

DrugDose per unit volumeSite of applicationComments
Lidocaine 2% gel20 mg/mLNasalGel preparation syringe typically contains 6 mL (120 mg)
Lidocaine 10% aerosol spray10 mg/actuationOropharynx3 actuations (30 mg) often sufficient
Lidocaine 1% solution10 mg/mLVocal cords, trachea and bronchial tree