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Drug information on Bupivan (0.5%) (4ml) (Bupivacaine) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. (Inca)

Bupivan (0.5%) (4ml)

  Injection
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. (Inca)
Generic : Bupivacaine
 5.66
0.5%/4ml
4ml
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Bupivan (0.5%) (4ml) may be prescribed


Side effects of Bupivan (0.5%) (4ml)

‚ÄĘ   Central Nervous System : Depression, restlessness, anxiety, dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision and tremors.

‚ÄĘ   Heart : Heart block, slow/fast heart rate and low blood pressure.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Epidural: The recommended dose range is 25 to 150mg (0.25 or 0.5% solution) as single dose.

How to use Bupivan (0.5%) (4ml)?

It comes as an injection and administered as epidural or infiltration anesthesia.

When is Bupivan (0.5%) (4ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in obstetrical paracervical block anesthesia and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Bupivan (0.5%) (4ml)

‚ÄĘ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, kidney, heart disease, blood pressure problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

‚ÄĘ It may cause drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Bupivan (0.5%) (4ml)

It should be administered by a well-trained healthcare provider who has experience in handling local anesthetic medications.

Storage Conditions for Bupivan (0.5%) (4ml)

Normally handled and stored by healthcare providers in refrigerator.


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



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