Medicine Overview of Sens Injection
Uses of Sens Injection
Sens 0.5% Injection is used for local anaesthesia.
Side effects of Sens 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 Sens Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Sens Injection works
Sens 0.5% injection works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.
In Depth Information on Sens Injection
Expert advice for Sens 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 Sens 0.5% Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sens 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.
Sens 0.5% Injection should be used with caution during lacta+more
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Sens 0.5% Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery....
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Sens 0.5% Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment....
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 Sens 0.5% Injection
Frequently asked questions for Bupivacaine
Sens is not a controlled substance, narcotic, steroid, opioid or neurolytic agent. Sens 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
Sens is not an addictive drug
Sens can cause respiratory depression if used in head or neck area
Sens 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.