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Brand name: Bupivacaine Hydrochloride (Pfizer (Perth)) TM

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Active ingredients: bupivacaine

What it is used for

Bupivacaine Injection is 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 post operative pain or labour pain. - Field block (minor nerve block amd infiltration). The choice of 2 strengths, 0.25% and 0.5%, makes it possible to vary the degree of motor blockade.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Epidural.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Clear, colourless solution, free from visible particles

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient bupivacaine

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

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