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Bupivacaine

Brand names: BUCAIN BURAPREN CARBOSTESIN DURAPREN EXPAREL MARCAINE MARCAINE E (in combination) MARCAINE WITH EPINEPHRINE (in combination) SENSORCAINE SENSORCAINE WITH EPINEPHRINE (in combination) SURGICAINE (in combination) VIVACAINE (in combination) XARACOLL ZYNRELEF (in combination)

Description

Bupivacaine is an amide-type, long-acting local anesthetic. Bupivicaine reversibly binds to specific sodium ion channels in the neuronal membrane, resulting in a decrease in the voltage-dependent membrane permeability to sodium ions and membrane stabilization; inhibition of depolarization and nerve impulse conduction; and a reversible loss of sensation.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Bupivacaine
N Nervous system → N01 Anesthetics → N01B Anesthetics, local → N01BB Amides

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