mepivacaine

<chemical> A local anaesthetic that is chemically related to bupivacaine but pharmacologically related to lidocaine. It is indicated for infiltration, nerve block, and epidural anaesthesia. Mepivacaine is effective topically only in large doses and therefore should not be used by this route. ... Pharmacological action: anaesthetics, local. .....
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mepivacaine

(mĕ-piv┬┤ah-kān) a lidocaine analogue used in the form of the hydrochloride salt as a local anesthetic.
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Mepivacaine

Mepivacaine n is a local anesthetic of the amide type. Mepivacaine has a reasonably rapid onset (more rapid than that of procaine) and medium duration of action (shorter than that of procaine) and is marketed under various trade names including Carbocaine and Polocaine. Mepivacaine became available in the United States in the 1960s. Mepivacaine is...
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