mepivacaine


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mepivacaine

 [mĕ-piv´ah-kān]
a lidocaine analogue used in the form of the hydrochloride salt as a local anesthetic.

mepivacaine

/me·pi·va·caine/ (mĕ-pi´vah-kān) a lidocaine analogue used in the form of the hydrochloride salt as a local anesthetic.

mepivacaine

carbocaine, a local anesthetic of the amide type with a rapid onset and intermediate duration.
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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 and septocaine.
The other available amide local anesthetic agents, articaine, bupivacaine and mepivacaine, are all considered Category C drugs.
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).
5% mepivacaine 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.