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Brand name: Marcain 0.125% with Fentanyl 1000 microgram/200 mL TM

Active ingredients: bupivacaine + fentanyl

What it is used for

Marcain 0.125% with Fentanyl 1000 microgram/200mL is intended for post-operative or obstetric epidural analgesia.

How to take it

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

  • The way to take this medicine: Epidural
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

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

Visual appearance

Clear, colourless particle free solution.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor.It is Schedule 8 : Controlled Drug.

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.

Download leaflet

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

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

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