CarbocaineActive Ingredient(s): Mepivacaine
FDA Approved: * January 6, 1960
Pharm Company: * EASTMAN KODAK
Mepivacaine /mpvken/ is a local anesthetic of the amide type. Mepivacaine has a reasonably rapid onset (more rapid than that of procaine) and medium duration of action (shorter than that of procaine) and is marketed under various trade names including Carbocaine and Polocaine. Mepivacaine became available in the United States in the 1960s. Mepivacaine is used in any infiltration and local anesthesia. It is supplied as the hydrochloride salt of the racemate,[2... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
Had some bad side effects from this anesthetic as I have not had before. Was wondering if anyone else has had bad side e...2 REPLIES
Received injection of carbocaine and had an immediate drop in blood pressure and fast heart rate. This resulted in a syn...