Adults: Levobupivacaine is indicated in adults for: Surgical Anesthesia: Major: epidural (for obstetric procedures, including Caesarean section, concentrations higher than 0.5% are not recommended, see Contraindications, Precautions, Use in Pregnancy & Lactation), intrathecal, peripheral nerve block.
Minor: local infiltration, peribulbar block in ophthalmic surgery.
Pain Management: Continous epidural infusion, single or multiple bolus administration for postoperative, labor or chronic pain.
For continuous epidural analgesia, levobupivacaine may be administered in combination with epidural fentanyl, morphine, or clonidine.
Children: Levobupivacaine is indicated in children for infiltration analgesia (ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric blocks). No data are available in pediatric population <6 months of age.