Senpivac-Plain (Epidural)/Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal)

Senpivac-Plain (Epidural)/Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal)

bupivacaine

Manufacturer:

Harson

Distributor:

Phil Pharmawealth
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Senpivac-Plain (Epidural) Bupivacaine HCl. Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal) Bupivacaine HCl 0.5% + dextrose monohydrate 8%
Indications/Uses
Senpivac-Plain (Epidural) For the production of local or regional anesth or analgesia for surgery, for oral surgery, diagnostic & therapeutic & obstet procedures. Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal) For spinal (subarachnoid) anesth for surgical & obstet procedures, abdominal, urological & lower limb surgery.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Senpivac-Plain (Epidural) Adult Epidural block Up to a max of 10-20 mL. Caudal block Up to a max of 15-30 mL. Peripheral nerve block Up to a max of 5 mL. Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal) Childn >15 kg 0.25-0.3 mg/kg, 5-15 kg 0.3-0.4 mg/kg. Infant up to 5 kg 0.4-0.5 mg/kg.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Senpivac-Plain (Epidural) Obstet paracervical block anesth. Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal) IV regional anesth & paracervical block in obstet.
Special Precautions
Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal) Obstet anesth. Cardiac arrest following intravascular inj. Patients w/ cardiac &/or liver disease. Elderly & debilitated patients.
Drug Interactions
Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal) Increased risk of myocardial depression w/ antiarrythmics.
MIMS Class
Anaesthetics - Local & General
ATC Classification
N01BB01 - bupivacaine ; Belongs to the class of amides. Used as local anesthetics.
N01BB51 - bupivacaine, combinations ; Belongs to the class of amides. Used as local anesthetics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal) soln for inj 5 mg/80 mg per mL
Packing/Price
4 mL x 5 × 1's;4 mL x 50 × 1's
Form
Senpivac-Plain (Epidural) soln for inj 5 mg/mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 5 × 1's
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