Active Ingredient(s): Mepivacaine
FDA Approved: * August 21, 1984
Pharm Company: * DENTSPLY PHARM
Category: Anesthetic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Polocaine 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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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 Polocaine: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 63323-283 Polocaine 10 mg/ml Infiltration Injection, Solution by App Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 63323-296 Polocaine 20 mg/ml Infiltration Injection, Solution by App Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 66312-441 Polocaine 30 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Dentsply Pharmaceutical
  • 66312-461 Polocaine Subcutaneous Injection by Dentsply Pharmaceutical

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

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