Numbing (loss of feeling) during dental or surgical procedures, labor, or delivery. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Bupivacaine Solution is a local anesthetic. It works by blocking the generation and conduction of nerve impulses.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Bupivacaine Solution. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Bupivacaine Solution. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Bupivacaine Solution may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Bupivacaine Solution as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Bupivacaine Solution.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Mild dizziness or drowsiness.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision; changes in hearing; chest pain; excitement; irregular heartbeat; nausea; numbness that lasts for more than a few hours; restlessness; ringing in the ears; seizures; severe dizziness or drowsiness; tremors; vomiting.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include seizures; shortness of breath; slow heartbeat.Proper storage of Bupivacaine Solution:
Store Bupivacaine Solution at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Bupivacaine Solution out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Bupivacaine Solution. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.