Medicine Overview of LEVO ANAWIN INJECTION
Uses of LEVO ANAWIN INJECTION
Levo anawin 0.5% injection is used for local anaesthesia.
Side effects of LEVO ANAWIN INJECTION
Nausea, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Slow heart rate, Decreased blood pressure, Dizziness, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Increased blood pressure, Vomiting.
How to use LEVO ANAWIN INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How LEVO ANAWIN INJECTION works
Levo anawin 0.5% injection works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.
In Depth Information on LEVO ANAWIN INJECTION
Expert advice for LEVO ANAWIN 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.
Special precautions for LEVO ANAWIN 0.5% INJECTION
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levo anawin 0.5% injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Bupivacaine, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for LEVO ANAWIN 0.5% INJECTION
Frequently asked questions for Bupivacaine
Q. Is bupivacaine a controlled substance, narcotic, steroid, opioid, or neurolytic agent?
Bupivacaine is not a controlled substance, narcotic, steroid, opioid or neurolytic agent. Bupivacaine 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
Q. Is bupivacaine addictive?
Bupivacaine is not an addictive drug
Q. Does bupivacaine cause respiratory depression?
Bupivacaine can cause respiratory depression if used in head or neck area
Q. How long does bupivacaine take to work?
Bupivacaine generally takes 5-10 min to work and lasts for about 4-8 hours
Q. How long does bupivacaine spinal or epidural injection last?
However the onset and duration depends on individual taking the medicine and method of injection.