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RELICANE 5MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 38.46 for 1 vial(s) (20 ML injection each)
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Composition for RELICANE

Bupivacaine(5 mg)

food interaction for RELICANE

alcohol interaction for RELICANE

pregnancy interaction for RELICANE

lactation interaction for RELICANE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Relicane 5mg injection empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Relicane 5mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for RELICANE

Bupivacaine(5 mg)

Uses

Relicane 5mg injection is used for local anaesthesia (numb tissues in a specific area).

How it works

Relicane 5mg injection works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

Common side effects

Nausea, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Bradycardia, Decreased blood pressure, Dizziness, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Increased blood pressure, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for RELICANE

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  • ANAWIN HEAVY 5 MG INJECTION
    (4 ML injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 6.17/ML of injection
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    Rs. 24.70
    pay 221% more per ML of injection
  • BUPICAIN 5MG INJECTION
    (20 ML injection in vial)
    Themis Medicare Ltd
    Rs. 3.90/ML of injection
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    Rs. 77.92
    pay 103% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for RELICANE

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for RELICANE

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 November, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)