Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Exparel

Descriptions


Bupivacaine liposome injection is used to relieve pain after surgery. It is a local anesthetic that prevents pain by blocking signals at the nerve endings directly at the surgical area or by blocking nerve endings of the brachial plexus (nerves that conduct signals to the shoulder, arm, and hand).

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension