Drug ID: 2d00000067
Drug Name: Bupivacaine
Generic Names: Anawin | Levo Anawin (2mg) | Sensorcaine | Bupivacaine (0.5%) | Bupivac (0.5%) | Sensorcaine (20 ml) | Anawin Heavy | Sensorcaine Heavy (5 mg) | Marcain (0.5%) | Sensorcaine (0.5%) | Bupivacaine | Bupivan (0.25%) | Bupivac (0.25%) | Bupivan (0.5%) (20ml) | Bupicaine (0.25%) | Anawin 0.25% | Bupivan | Marcain (1%) | Sensorcaine 0.5% With Adrenaline | Sensorcaine Heavy | Sensorcaine Heavy (20mg) | Bupivac (0.5%) | Sensorcaine (100mg) | Bupivacaine (0.25%) | Bupivac | Marcain | Marcain (1%) | Bupivan (0.5%) (4ml) | Bupicaine (0.5%) | Sensorcaine (50mg) | Marcaine | Sensorcaine | More
Category: Local Anesthetics
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category A
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Recommended Dose: The recommended dose range is 25 to 150mg (0.25 or 0.5% solution) as single dose.
Recommended In: This medication is a local anesthetic, used for surgery and for obstetrical procedures. It blocks the nerve impulses that send pain signals to the brain.
Directions For Use: It comes as an injection and administered as epidural or infiltration anesthesia.
Storage: Normally handled and stored by healthcare providers in refrigerator.
Dosage Forms: Injection
Side Effects: Central Nervous System - Depression, restlessness, anxiety, dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision and tremors.
Heart - Heart block, slow/fast heart rate and low blood pressure.
In Case of Overdose: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, kidney, heart disease, blood pressure problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
It should be administered by a well-trained healthcare provider who has experience in handling local anesthetic medications.
Contraindicated in obstetrical paracervical block anesthesia and hypersensitivity.
Drug Interaction: Consult your pharmacist.