Active Ingredient(s): Levobupivacaine
FDA Approved: * August 5, 1999
Pharm Company: * PURDUE PHARMA LP
Category: Anesthetic

Levobupivacaine (rINN) /livobjupvken/ is a local anaesthetic drug belonging to the amino amide group. It is the S-enantiomer of bupivacaine.[1] Levobupivacaine hydrochloride is commonly marketed by AbbVie under the trade name Chirocaine.[2] Contents 1 Clinical use 1.1 Indications 1.2 Contraindications 1.3 Adverse effects 1.4 Postarthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis 2 References Clinical use Compared to bupivacaine, levobupivacaine is associated with... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.