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Bupivacaine

Contributor(s): Anna Meredith

Introduction

Name

  • Bupivacaine.

Class of drug

  • Local anesthetic.

Uses

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Indications

  • Used predominantly as a local anesthetic   Anesthesia: overview  .
  • Has a longer duration of action than most other local anesthetic agents.
  • Effects not seen for up to 30 minutes.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Propranolol
  • May increase bupivicaine effects if administered concurrently.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers


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