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Sens 0.5% Injection

Prescription Required



Sens 0.5% Injection is a prescription medication used as 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. This medicine can also be useful in the relief of pain, e.g. during labor.

Sens 0.5% Injection blocks the nerve impulses that send pain signals to your brain and helps to perform a painless procedure by temporarily numbing the surgical area. 

Like many other medicines, this medicine also has few side effects. The most common side effects of this medicine are nausea, tingling sensation, slow heart rate, high blood pressure, dizziness, inability to empty the urinary bladder, etc. These are usually mild and short-lived. If the numbness or other side effects persist, consult your doctor without delay.

Before using Sens 0.5% Injection, it is very important to tell your doctor if you have any underlying heart disease or are taking medicines for heart rhythm problems. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, it is not safe to drive or operate heavy machinery while on medication, unless your doctor permits you to do so.

Side effects of Sens Injection

  • Nausea
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Slow heart rate
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • Inability to empty the urinary bladder
  • High 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 is a local anesthetic. It works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain to decrease the sensation of pain.

Safety Advice

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Sens 0.5% Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Sens 0.5% Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Sens 0.5% Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Sens 0.5% Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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
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.
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.

What if you forget to take Sens Injection?

If you miss a dose of Sens 0.5% Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Sens 0.5% Injection is given as an injection by the healthcare professional.
  • It 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.

Patient Concerns

Tb in backbone between l2 sens advise
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Hi Kindly complete your allopathic medicine course first
burning in foot and sens loss in hands and legs
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Get nerve conduction done Start tab tryptomer 10 mg hs
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Q. Is Sens a controlled substance, narcotic, steroid, opioid, or neurolytic agent?

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

Q. Is Sens addictive?

Sens is not an addictive drug

Q. Does Sens cause respiratory depression?

Sens can cause respiratory depression if used in head or neck area

Q. How long does Sens take to work?

Sens generally takes 5-10 min to work and lasts for about 4-8 hours

Q. How long does Sens spinal or epidural injection last?

However the onset and duration depends on individual taking the medicine and method of injection.

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