We thank Chamaraux-Tran and Beloeil for their letter and concern about our article.1  Since the lidocaine used in our experiment was water soluble, ethanol was not required as a solvent. Therefore, there was no effect of ethanol in our experiment.

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The authors declare no competing interests.

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