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Active ingredients: bupivacaine + adrenaline (epinephrine)
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 4 APRIL 2000: MARCAIN solutions are indicated for the production of local or regional anaesthesia and analgesia in individuals as follows: Surgical anaesthesia; Epidural block for surgery, Field block (minor and major nerve blocks and infiltration). Analgesia; Continuous epidural infusion or intermittent bolus epidural administration for analgesia in postoperative pain or labour pain. Field block (minor nerve block and infiltration). The choice of 4 strengths, 0.125%, 0.25%, 0.375% and 0.5%, makes it possible to vary the degree of motor blockade.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems