TITLE

bupivacaine hydrochloride

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on bupivacaine hydrochloride, a local anesthetic with a long duration of action. It is an amide derivative of another local anesthetic lidocaine hydrochloride, and is particularly long-lasting. It is commonly used for spinal anesthesia, including epidural injection and also for nerve block and by local infiltration.
ACCESSION #
18958466

 

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