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Drug information on Sensorcaine (0.25%) (Bupivacaine) from AstraZeneca Pharma India Ltd.

Sensorcaine (0.25%)

  Injection
AstraZeneca Pharma India Ltd.
Generic : Bupivacaine
 35.39
1mg/8mg/2.64mg/1ml
20 ml

Drug Name : Bupivacaine

Bupivacaine(Marcaine) generic Sensorcaine (0.25%) is a local anesthetic, used for surgery and for obstetrical procedures. It blocks the nerve impulses that send pain signals to the brain.
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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 Sensorcaine (0.25%) may be prescribed


Side effects of Sensorcaine (0.25%)

‚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 Sensorcaine (0.25%)?

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

When is Sensorcaine (0.25%) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in obstetrical paracervical block anesthesia and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Sensorcaine (0.25%)

‚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 Sensorcaine (0.25%)

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

Storage Conditions for Sensorcaine (0.25%)

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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