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Bupivacaine

FDA Approved: December 11, 1987
Pharm Company: HOSPIRA
Category: Anesthetic



Bupivacaine Overview

Bupivacaine (rINN) /bjupvken/ is a local anaesthetic drug belonging to the amino amide group. It is commonly marketed under various trade names, including Marcain (Astra Zeneca UK), Marcaine (Carestream Dental, Hospira Inc.), Sensorcaine (Astra Zeneca), and Vivacaine (Septodont). It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.[1] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Contraindications 3 Adverse effects ...

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sterilisation of bupivacaine
Hello, I am in search of information on the stability of the bupivacaine sterilized with the gamma rays.Do you know if this product is stable with the gamma rays? Does there exist a degradation of the molecular chains when the bupivacaine is irradiated?This information will be useful for me for toxicological studies. Do you know where I will be able to obtain bibliographical data on this subject? thank you
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Bupivacaine
  • Injection: 0.25%, 0.25% + 0.0091mg/ml, 0.5%, 0.5% + 0.0091mg/ml, 0.50%, 0.75%, 0.75% + 0.0091mg/ml, 106mg, 266mg
  • Injection, Liposomal: 133mg/10ml (13.3mg/ml), 266mg/20ml (13.3mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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sterilisation of bupivacaine Hello, I am in search of information on the stability of the bupivacaine sterilized with the gamma rays.Do you know if t...  0