Description and Brand Names
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US Brand Name
- Marcaine HCl
- Marcaine Spinal
Bupivacaine injection is used to numb an area of your body during or after surgery or other procedures, childbirth, or dental work. This medicine is also used to numb your shoulder after surgery for up to 72 hours. It is a local anesthetic.
Bupivacaine injection causes a loss of feeling and prevents pain by blocking signals at the nerve endings. It does not cause loss of consciousness.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: