Medicine Overview of Bupidural Injection
Bupidural 0.25% Injection is used for local anesthesia.
Nausea, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Slow heart rate, Decreased blood pressure, Dizziness, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Increased blood pressure, Vomiting.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Bupidural 0.25% Injection works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.
In Depth Information on Bupidural Injection
- Do not drive or operate machinery as bupivacaine injection can cause sleepiness.
- Consult your doctor if you are on controlled sodium diet since it contains sodium; have respiratory, heart, kidney, liver problems or stomach tumor; swollen stomach due to excess fluid or have fluid in lungs; decreased blood volume.
- Seek immediate medical attention if you feel dizzy, light headed, numbness of lips, tongue and around mouth, problem with sight or hearing after injection of bupivacaine.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Bupidural Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bupidural 0.25% Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Bupidural 0.25% Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Bupidural 0.25% Injection may cause numbness to certain areas of the body for about 2-4 hours after having it. You should wait for the effect to wear off as this may affect your ability to drive
Bupidural 0.25% Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bupidural 0.25% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Bupidural 0.25% Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bupidural 0.25% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Bupidural 0.25% Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Bupidural Injection
Bupidural is not a controlled substance, narcotic, steroid, opioid or neurolytic agent. Bupidural is a local anesthetic
Q. Is bupivacaine the same as Marcaine or lidocaine?
Marcaine is the trade name of bupivacaine. Bupivacaine and lidocaine belongs to same class of drugs, however they differ in their some of the properties like duration of action and side effects
Bupidural is not an addictive drug
Bupidural can cause respiratory depression if used in head or neck area
Bupidural generally takes 5-10 min to work and lasts for about 4-8 hours
However the onset and duration depends on individual taking the medicine and method of injection.
One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Bupidural 0.25% Injection: BBS, SRG, ABP, DPL, CLT, ATP, SVH, AMR, UMP, JVO, NVY, JVN, MAK, GPT, SSA, ANT, AGT, ENP, DLP, RSA, SBL, BIO, VRS, HPC, OWP, HMP, OIP, AAY, PEN, TOM, DGN, TNH, MAX, KHH, USF, HBV, SHD, BDN, STA, PPR, SCH, SGC, HEX, LCC, GBL, SAF, RPP, JIV, DFP, OHM, ZEL, SDM, PVP, PLT, HAT, NVL, PNT, PTI, MPC, GNC, RSS, AVN, SWA, NSL, OLT, THP, MDO, SWP, JMJ, IAD, SYN, PRN, MMS, SAT, BMJ, RJH, RUS, LHA, EQN, RWP, SJP, WSI, HIP, ADT, NWP, ZVP, GPP, NNH, DPP, RKS, ARD, ATL, MAM, 9T9, NXG, RHW, SBA, BHP, BAL, AYU, PWN, SHP, MLC, DDR, FGH, GTK, EMB, MOM, RHL, AAR, INC, BTM, IPL, DYG, MSD, HGI, TRP, NTB, DHR, GTC, WHL, NDP, BSN