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Brand name: Septanest 4% / 1 in 100 000

Septanest 4% / 1 in 100 000 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) articaine + adrenaline (epinephrine). On this page you will find out more about Septanest 4% / 1 in 100 000, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: articaine + adrenaline (epinephrine)

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Septanest 4% / 1 in 100 000 injection solution, 10 x 2.2 mL cartridges

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

For local or regional anaesthesia for both simple and complex dental procedures in adult, adolescents and children 4 years of age and older. Septanest 1:100,000 is indicated only for dental procedures.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Clear aqueous solution in a Type 1 glass cartridge fitted with a rubber closure ("seal") and a rubber plunger.
Dosage Form Injection, solution
Route of administration Dental
Medicine schedule
10 x 2.2mL cartridge: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Cartridge
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Light,Do not Freeze
Life time 18 Months
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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