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Brand name: Ubistesin 4% / 1 in 200 000

Ubistesin 4% / 1 in 200 000 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) articaine + adrenaline (epinephrine). On this page you will find out more about Ubistesin 4% / 1 in 200 000, 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)

Information for medicine and pack size:
Ubistesin 4% / 1 in 200 000 injection solution, 50 x 1.7 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

Ubistesin is used for local anaesthesia (Infiltration and nerve-block anaesthesia) in dentistry during minor procedures in adult, adolescents and children 4 years of age and older.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Clear, not opalescent, colourless solution, practically free from visible particles
Dosage Form Injection, solution
Route of administration Submucosal
Medicine schedule
50 cartridges: 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 2 Years
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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Is this medication banned in sport?

Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

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