mepivacaine HCl

mepivacaine HCl (local)

(məpiv´əkān´),
n brand names: Isocaine, Polocaine;
drug class: amide local anesthetic;
action: inhibits ion fluxes across membranes, particularly sodium transport across cell membranes; decreases rise of depolarization phase of action potential; blocks nerve action potential;
uses: local dental anesthesia, nerve block, caudal anesthesia, epidural pain relief, paracervical block, transvaginal block or infiltration.
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