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Bupivacaine (By injection)

Bupivacaine (bue-PIV-a-kane)

Used to numb an area of your body during surgery or other procedures, childbirth, or dental work. This medicine is a local anesthetic.

Brand Name(s):

Active Injection Kit BLM-1, Active Injection Kit BM, Active Injection Kit DLM, Active Injection Kit KM, Active Injection Kit Ketmarc-L, Active Injection Kit LM-2, Active Injection Kit LM-Dep-1, Active Injection Kit LM-Dep-2, Active Injection Kit M-1, BL Injection Kit, BT Injection Kit, Bupivacaine HCl Novaplus, Bupivacaine Spinal, Bupivilog Kit, Dexlido-M

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to bupivacaine or other types of local anesthetic.

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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