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- What is bupivicaine-injection, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for bupivicaine-injection?
- Is bupivicaine-injection available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for bupivicaine-injection?
- What are the side effects of bupivicaine-injection?
- What is the dosage for bupivicaine-injection?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with bupivicaine-injection?
- Is bupivicaine-injection safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about bupivicaine-injection?
Is bupivicaine-injection safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
There are not adequate studies in pregnant women. It may be used for obstetrical anesthesia or analgesia if benefits outweigh the risks.
Bupivacaine is excreted in breast milk and should not be used by nursing mothers.
What else should I know about bupivicaine-injection?
What preparations of bupivicaine-injection are available?
Intrathecal solution and injection solution with or without methylparaben and or preservatives: 0.25%, 0.5%, 0.75% in 2, 10, 30, 50 mL. Preservative free formulations should be used in caudal or epidural block.
How should I keep bupivicaine-injection stored?
Bupivacaine should be stored at room temperature, between 20 C to 25 C (68 F to 77 F).
REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.
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