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Rocaine 10mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Rocaine 10mg Injection is a local anesthetic. It is used during minor surgical procedures such as dental, oral, diagnostic, or other therapeutic procedures to anesthetize or numb the surgical area.

Rocaine 10mg Injection must be administered by healthcare professionals. It blocks the pain signals to reach the brain by temporarily numbing the surgical area and helps to perform a painless procedure.

The most common side effects of this medicine include hypotension, nausea, vomiting, slow heart rate, fever, anemia, paresthesia, headache, itching, and back pain. These are usually mild and short-lived. If the numbness or other side effects persist at the injection site, consult your doctor without delay.

Before using Rocaine 10mg Injection, it is very important to tell your doctor if you have any underlying heart disease or are taking medicines for heart rhythm problems. Ask your doctor for advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, it is not safe to drive or operate heavy machinery while on medication, as you may feel dizzy.

Uses of Rocaine Injection

  • Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)

Benefits of Rocaine Injection

In Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)

Rocaine 10mg Injection is a local anesthetic. It makes your skin numb. It works by blocking nerve signals in your body. It is generally very safe, works quite quickly, and will reduce the discomfort that might be caused by invasive medical procedures such as surgery, needle punctures, or insertion of a catheter or breathing tube.

Side effects of Rocaine Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Rocaine

  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Slow heart rate
  • Fever
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Headache
  • Itching
  • Back pain

How to use Rocaine Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Rocaine Injection works

Rocaine 10mg Injection 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 pain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Rocaine 10mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rocaine 10mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rocaine 10mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Rocaine 10mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rocaine 10mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rocaine 10mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Rocaine 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rocaine 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • It is given as an injection by the healthcare professional.
  • Rocaine 10mg Injection 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amide derivative
Habit Forming
No

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FAQs

Q. What is Rocaine 10mg Injection used for?

Rocaine 10mg Injection is a local anesthetic used before any surgical procedure or diagnostic procedure. It helps to numb the area and reduces the discomfort associated with the insertion of medical instruments such as needles or catheters.

Q. How is Rocaine 10mg Injection administered? How long does it last?

Rocaine 10mg Injection is supplied as a solution that is to be administered epidurally either as an injection or as an intravenous infusion. Impact of Rocaine 10mg Injection on the body depends on the administration site and dose and may range between 3 to 10 hours. Talk to your doctor if you have any queries about the impact of this medicine.

Q. Is Rocaine 10mg Injection safer than bupivacaine?

Rocaine 10mg Injection is a left isomer of bupivacaine. Compared to bupivacaine, Rocaine 10mg Injection has less toxic effects on the heart and central nervous system. Therefore, it is safer than bupivacaine.

Q. What are the side effects of Rocaine 10mg Injection?

The most common side effects of Rocaine 10mg Injection are paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), back pain, irregular heart rate, dizziness, headache, high blood pressure, inability to empty the urinary bladder, increased body temperature, feeling of cold and vomiting. These usually subside once the effect of Rocaine 10mg Injection wears off. However, if you notice worsening if these side effects or if they worry you, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the early symptoms of local anesthesia toxicity?

Our nervous system is more sensitive to the effects of local anesthetics than any other system of the human body. Therefore, the early symptoms of local anesthesia toxicity are tinnitus (ringing sound in the ears), blurred vision, dizziness, tongue paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), and circumoral numbness (numbness around the eyes).

Q. Is Rocaine 10mg Injection a steroid?

No. Rocaine 10mg Injection is not a steroid. Rocaine 10mg Injection is a local anesthetic that belongs to the class of anesthetics known as long acting amides. It works by blocking the nerve signals in the area of injection and thus numbs the area temporarily. In this way, Rocaine 10mg Injection restricts the pain sensation in the area it is administered.

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