BUPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE AND EPINEPHRINE (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride and Epinephrine) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

BUPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE AND EPINEPHRINE

What is the Trade Name for BUPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE AND EPINEPHRINE

Bupivacaine Hydrochloride and Epinephrine

What is the Indication for BUPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE AND EPINEPHRINE

  • Indications and Usage Bupivacaine Hydrochloride is indicated for the production of local or regional anesthesia or analgesia for surgery, dental and oral surgery procedures, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and for obstetrical procedures. Only the 0.25% and 0.5% concentrations are indicated for obstetrical anesthesia. (See WARNINGS .) Experience with nonobstetrical surgical procedures in pregnant patients is not sufficient to recommend use of 0.75% concentration of Bupivacaine Hydrochloride in these patients. Bupivacaine Hydrochloride is not recommended for intravenous regional anesthesia (Bier Block). (See WARNINGS .) The routes of administration and indicated Bupivacaine Hydrochloride concentrations are: (See DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION for additional information.) Standard textbooks should be consulted to determine the accepted procedures and techniques for the administration of Bupivacaine Hydrochloride. Image3.jpg

 

 

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