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General Information on Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection

Generic Name : Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection

Pronunciation : AR ti kane and EP i NEF rin

Latest prescription information about Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Local Anesthetics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection

International- Septocaine.

Why is Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a local dental anesthetic, used as an anesthesia for dental procedures. 

When should Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection?

The recommended dose is 7 mg/kg (0.175 mL/kg).

How should Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider either via submucosal infiltration or nerve block.

What are the warnings and precautions for Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of low or high blood pressure, asthma, seizures, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection?

   Body as a Whole : Weakness, back pain, injection site pain, burning sensation above injection site, uneasiness and neck pain.
   Heart : Bleeding, migraine, fainting, fast heart rate and elevated blood pressure.
   Gastrointestinal : Indigestion, tongue inflammation, gum bleeding, mouth ulceration, nausea, tongue swelling, tooth disorder and vomiting.
   Blood and Lymphatic : Bruising, swelling of lymph nodes.
   Metabolic : Fluid retention and increased thirst.
   Musculoskeletal : Joint pain, muscle pain, and chronic bone infection.
   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, dry mouth, facial paralysis, abnormal increase in sensitivity, increased salivation, nervousness, nerve disease, tingling, drowsiness, exacerbation of Kearns-Sayre Syndrome.
   Respiratory : Inflammation of pharynx, runny nose and sinus pain.
   Skin : Itching and skin disorder.
   Eye and ENT : Ear pain and taste perversion.

What are the other precautions for Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Articane HCl and Epinephrine Injection?

Store it at controlled room temperature (25C).


Schedule : H

Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.
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