BUPIVACAINE (EXPAREL) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

BUPIVACAINE

What is the Trade Name for BUPIVACAINE

EXPAREL

What is the Indication for BUPIVACAINE

  • 1. INDICATIONS AND USAGE EXPAREL is indicated: In patients aged 6 years and older for single-dose infiltration to produce postsurgical local analgesia In adults as an interscalene brachial plexus nerve block to produce postsurgical regional analgesia Limitations of Use Safety and efficacy have not been established in other nerve blocks. EXPAREL is indicated: In patients 6 years of age and older for single-dose infiltration to produce postsurgical local analgesia ( 1 ). In adults as an interscalene brachial plexus nerve block to produce postsurgical regional analgesia ( 1 ). Limitations of Use Safety and efficacy have not been established in other nerve blocks.

 

 

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