Medicine Overview of Ropicaine Injection
Ropicaine 0.2% Injection is used for local anesthesia.
Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Back pain, Slow heart rate, Dizziness, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Increased body temperature, Feeling of cold, Tachycardia, Vomiting.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Ropicaine 0.2% Injection is a local anesthetic. It works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain to decrease the sensation of pain.
In Depth Information on Ropicaine Injection
- Inform your doctor if you have any heart, kidney or liver disease. Your doctor may monitor you closely or may need to adjust the dose of ropivacaine if you have any of these conditions.
- Tell your doctor if you have or have family history of porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder).
- You may be monitored for breathing, blood pressure, oxygen levels, and other vital signs during your treatment with ropivacaine.
- Seek medical attention if you develop severe allergic reaction: red skin rash, dizziness, sneezing, difficulty breathing, nausea or vomiting, sweating, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Do not drive or operate machinery until the next day after you have been given ropivacaine.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
Ropicaine Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ropicaine 0.2% Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Ropicaine 0.2% Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ropicaine 0.2% Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ropicaine 0.2% Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ropicaine 0.2% Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Ropicaine 0.2% Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ropicaine 0.2% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Ropicaine 0.2% Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Ropicaine Injection
Ropicaine is supplied as a solution that is to be administered epidurally either as an injection or as an intravenous infusion. Impact of Ropicaine on 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
Ropicaine is not a controlled substance
Q. Is ropivacaine an isomer of bupivacaine/is it safer than bupivacaine?
Ropivacaine is a left isomer of bupivacaine. Compared to bupivacaine, ropivacaine has less toxic effects on heart and central nervous system
Ropicaine is an amino amide type local anesthetic
No. Ropicaine is neither a narcotic nor an opioid.
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