bupivacaine hydrochloride

January 2002
Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p123
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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.


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