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Sensorcaine 0.25% Injection 20ml

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20ml Injection in Vial
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Sensorcaine 0.25 % Description

Sensorcaine Injection is an anesthetic medicine that is used to numb (anaesthetise) parts of the body and provide pain relief. It contains bupivacaine hydrochloride, as its active ingredient that belo...
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ContainsBupivacaine(0.25 %)
UsesLocal anesthesia
Side effectsDrop in blood pressure, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationLOCAL ANAESTHETIC
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Uses of Sensorcaine 0.25 %

  • To produce numbness at the site of injection.
  • It is injected around a nerve to block the nerve and relieve pain
  • It is injected around the spinal cord to prevent or relieve labour pain or ceasarian section or post-operative pain.

Contraindications of Sensorcaine 0.25 %

  • If you are allergic to bupicavaine or any other local anaesthetic or any other ingredient of Sensorcaine Injection.
  • If you have any kind of skin infection with pus.
  • If you have poor blood circulation to the heart, low blood pressure, weak pulse, sweating or confusion.
  • If you have any blood clotting-related disorder or you are taking any anti-coagulants.
  • If you are suffering from any kind of infection, spinal or brain tumour.
  • If you have bleeding inside the head.
  • If you have increased pressure within the brain.

Side effects of Sensorcaine 0.25 %

  • Low blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • High blood pressure
  • Slow heart beat
  • Difficulty in passing urine

Precautions and Warnings of Sensorcaine 0.25 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sensorcaine 0.25% Injection 20ml during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of Sensorcaine Injection in pregnancy. However, it can be recommended during pregnancy only if your doctor considers it essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sensorcaine 0.25% Injection 20ml while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if Sensorcaine Injection pass in breast milk. To avoid any harm to the breastfeeding infant consult the doctor if you are breastfeeding before initiating therapy and he may suggest discontinuing breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Sensorcaine 0.25% Injection 20ml?
A:
This injection will cause numbness to your body. So you should avoid driving or doing any physical activity and wait for the effect to wear off.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Sensorcaine 0.25% Injection 20ml?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Sensorcaine Injection. So it is important to consult your physician if you if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of underlying medical condition such as liver or kidney problem, poor blood circulation to the brain, tumour in the womb or ovary, fluid accumulation around the lungs etc.
  • You have any kind of heart condition that affects your heart rate.
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You experience shortness of breath due to a tumour in your stomach.
  • You are elderly.
  • You are pregnant.
  • You have a history of high blood pressure or excess fluid in the womb during pregnancy.
  • You have excess fat in your body.
  • You experience symptoms like sweating, confusion, dizziness due to dehydration or sever blood loss.

Mode of Action of Sensorcaine 0.25 %

How Does It Work?

Sensorcaine Injection works by blocking the transmission of pain signals in the pain area by acting on the nervous system and nerves. This blockage causes the loss of pain sensation and promotes tempe...
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Directions for Use of Sensorcaine 0.25 %

  • Sensorcaine Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Follow the aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.

Interactions of Sensorcaine 0.25 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Sensorcaine Injection works or Sensorcaine itself reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Inform the doctor about medicines, supplements or he...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medications for controlling heart rhythm like amiodarone or any other medicine with local anaesthetic effect, anticoagulant medicine like aspirin, anti-hypertensive me...
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Storage and disposal of Sensorcaine 0.25 %

  • Do not store Sensorcaine Injection above 25°C.
  • Do not freeze. Keep it away from children.
  • Discard the solution if not clear.

Dosage of Sensorcaine 0.25 %

Overdose

Sensorcaine Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse thus the chances of an overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomforts inform the doctor.

Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Sensorcaine Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking a dose of the injection, inform the doctor or nurse ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the composition of Sensorcaine Injection?

A: The composition of Sensorcaine Injection consists of bupivacaine that belongs to the group of medicines called 'amide-type anaesthetics'.

Q: How does Sensorcaine Injection work?

A: Sensorcaine Injection works by blocking the transmission of pain signals from the nerves to the brain. This helps to decrease the sensation of pain.

Q: Does Sensorcaine Injection affect blood pressure?

A: Yes, it might affect blood pressure. So it is advised to inform the doctor if you have a medical condition of hypertension or have a history of high or low blood pressure during pregnancy before starting the treatment.

Q: Is Sensorcaine Injection safe for pregnant women?

A: No, it is not recommended for pregnant women unless the doctor strictly considers it essential.
Product Details
Brand
SENSORCAINE
Expires on or After
30/09/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:10 AM (IST)

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