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Mepivacaine

Introduction: Mepivacaine

Description of Mepivacaine

Mepivacaine: A local anesthetic that is chemically related to BUPIVACAINE but pharmacologically related to LIDOCAINE. It is indicated for infiltration, nerve block, and epidural anesthesia. Mepivacaine is effective topically only in large doses and therefore should not be used by this route. (From AMA Drug Evaluations, 1994, p168)
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Mepivacaine: A local anesthetic that is chemically related to BUPIVACAINE but pharmacologically related to LIDOCAINE. It is indicated for infiltration, nerve block, and epidural anesthesia. Mepivacaine is effective topically only in large doses and therefore should not be used by this route. (From AMA Drug Evaluations, 1994, p168).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Terms Similar to Mepivacaine:

  • Carbocaine

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Mepivacaine

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Mepivacaine

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Hierarchical classifications of Mepivacaine

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