Isocaine

Active Ingredient(s): Mepivacaine
Category: Anesthetic



Isocaine Overview

Mepivacaine /mpvken/ is a local anesthetic[1] 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 regional anesthesia. It is supplied as the hydrochloride salt of the racemate, [2&a...

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can you use isocaine while nursing

Just wnet to the dentist and was given quite a bit of isocaine...can I still nurse? ## The active ingredient in Isocaine is the local anesthetic Mepivicaine. From the information I can find, it is not known whether or not this is excreted in breast milk. Have you tried asking your doctor or the dentist? If you are unsure, it may be advisable to wait at least 24 hours, before going back to breast feeding your baby, just to be on the same side.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Mepivacaine
  • Injection: 0.05mg/ml + 2%, 1%, 1.5%, 1.50%, 2%, 3%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Isocaine: (1 result)

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  • 51004-2020 Isocaine 30 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Novocol Pharmaceutical of Canada, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Mepivacaine or a similar ingredient: (7 results)

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can you use isocaine while nursing
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