Sens 0.5% Injection

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Astra Zeneca

Composition for Sens 0.5% Injection

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Primarily used for

Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)
86.2
₹4.31/Injection
20 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Sens Injection

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Uses of Sens Injection

Sens 0.5% Injection is used for local anesthesia.
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Side effects of Sens Injection

Common

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

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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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Sens 0.5% Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sens 0.5% 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.
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Lactation
Sens 0.5% Injection is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Sens 0.5% Injection may cause numbness to certain areas of the body for about 2-4 hours after having it. You should wait for the effect to wear off as this may affect your ability to drive
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Kidney
CAUTION
Sens 0.5% Injection should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sens 0.5% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Sens 0.5% Injection should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sens 0.5% Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Bupivacaine, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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.
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