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CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bupi. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bupi may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing ba... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bupi is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Bupi may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Bupi may cause numbness to certain areas of the body for about 2-4 hours after hav... View More
Bupi should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bupi may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Bupi should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bupi may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Bupi is a prescription medication used as a local anesthetic. It is used during minor surgical procedures such as dental, oral, diagnostic, or other the... View More
Uses of Bupi
- Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)
Side effects of Bupi
- Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
- Slow heart rate
- Decreased blood pressure
- Urinary retention
- High blood pressure
How to use Bupi
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Bupi works
Bupi is a local anesthetic. It works by blocking the transmission of pain signals from the nerves to the brain. This helps to decrease the sensation of ... View More
What if you forget to take Bupi?
If you miss a dose of Bupi, please consult your doctor.
- Bupi is given as an injection by the healthcare professional.
- It may affect your concentration or make you feel sleepy, so avoid driving or using tools or machines until the next day.
- Consult your doctor immediately if you experience dizziness, lightheadedness, problem with sight or hearing or numbness around lips, tongue and mouth.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Local anesthesia, Epidural, Intrathecal anesthesia, Epidural analgesia
Adult: Inj Percutaneous infiltration anesth For prolonged action: 9 mg w/ adrenaline (1 in 200,000), may repeat 2-10 mins later if needed. Max: 90 mg pe... View More
<12 years: Not recommended Caudal Block, Epidural Block, Local Block >12 years Local Anesthesia: Infiltration 0.25% infiltrated locally: 175 mg max... View More
Hypersensitivity to local anaesthetics of amide type. IV regional anaesthesia; paracervical block in obstetrics; spinal anaesthesia <18 yr. Lactation. S... View More
Mode of Action
Bupivacaine blocks both the initiation and conduction of nerve impulses reducing the permeability of neuronal membranes to Na ions resulting in inhibiti... View More
Hepatic disease; CV disease; children <12 yr; pregnancy. Elderly and debilitated patients. Lactation: excretion in milk unknown/not recommended
CNS excitation may be followed by depression. Hypotension, bradycardia, arrhythmias and cardiac arrest; methaemoglobinaemia; seizures, restlessness, diz... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C Lactation: excretion in milk unknown/not recommended
Additive systemic toxic effect w/ other local anaesth or agents structurally related to amide-type local anaesth (e.g. lidocaine and mexiletine). Increa... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More