Active ingredients: bupivacaine + fentanyl
What it is used for
INDIACTIONS AS AT 18 April 2000: Marcain 0.125% with fentanyl 5 micrograms/mL is intended for post-operative or obstetric epidural analgesia.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Epidural.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
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.
Clear, colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor.It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient bupivacaine + fentanyl
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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