levobupivacaine

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levobupivacaine

 [le″vo-bu-piv´ah-kān]
a local anesthetic used as the hydrochloride salt for local infiltration anesthesia, peripheral nerve block, and epidural anesthesia during surgical procedures and for postoperative pain management.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

levobupivacaine

Chirocaine Anesthesiology A long-acting local anesthetic used for pain during childbirth, surgery. See Chiral chemistry.
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Other multimodal forms of pain relief including continuous infusion of 0.5% levobupivicaine into the peritoneal cavity following laparoscopic hysterectomy does not have any opioid-sparing effects.
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