A comparison of articaine to analgesias other than lidocaine suggested no difference in the analgesia efficacy of 4% articaine 1:200,000 with 3% mepivacaine
in 50 children aged 7-13 years [Odabas et al.
Today's high-tech dentist has a range of anesthetic options in varying degrees of strength, including lidocaine, bupivacaine, mepivacaine
Comparison of hemodynamic effects of lidocaine, prilocaine and mepivacaine
solutions without vasoconstrictor in hypertensive patients.
The other available amide local anesthetic agents, articaine, bupivacaine and mepivacaine
, are all considered Category C drugs.
Bupivacaine for peripheral nerve block: A comparison with mepivacaine
, lidocaine, and tetracaine.
MepiGel is a topical non-greasy dosage form of the local anesthetic mepivacaine
and should enter Phase I in late 2015.
The amide group of local anaesthetic agents include: bupivacaine, L-bupivacaine, lidocaine, ropivacaine, prilocaine, dibucaine, etidocaine and mepivacaine
Efficacy and safety of hyaluronidase 75 IU as an adjuvant to mepivacaine
for retrobulbar anesthesia in cataract surgery.
Local anesthetics are given by injection or topically, and include benzocaine, bupivacaine (Marcaine, Sensorcaine), chloroprocaine (Nesacaine), camphor, dibucaine (Nuper-cainal), levobupivacaine (Chirocaine), lidocaine (Xylocaine, Octocaine), mepivacaine
(Carbocaine, Polocaine), pramoxine, prilocaine (Citanest), procaine (Novocaine), ropivacaine (Naropin), and tetracaine (Pontocaine).
for arthroscopic acromioplasty (32).
In 2006 Asmussen, 43, was suspended for six months for a positive test in Louisiana for mepivacaine
, a local anaesthetic.
Last year, while Saint Liam put on a sensational season-long show by winning Grade I stakes in the winter, spring, summer and fall, New York-based trainer Rick Dutrow served a 60-day suspension stemming in part from horses' failed tests for mepivacaine
(an anesthetic) in 2003 and clenbuterol (a bronchodilator) in 2004.