Classification Amide local anesthetic agents

See also Amide Local Anesthetic Agents.

Action/Kinetics: Blocks nerve action potential by inhibiting ion fluxes across the cell membrane. Onset: 417 mins, Duration: 4-12 hr, Renally excreted, metabolized by the liver. Uses: Local dental anesthesia, caudal anesthesia, epidural anesthesia, peripheral nerve anesthesia. Contraindications: Hypersensitivi-ty, 0.75% solution in dentistry. Special Concerns: See also Amide Local Anesthetic Agents. Side Effects: See also Amide Local Anesthetic Agents.

Drug Interactions: See also Amide Local Anesthetic Agents. How Supplied: Injection: 0.25%, 0.5%, 0.75%; Injection with Epinephrine: 1:200,000 in 0.25%, 0.5%, 0.75%

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