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A potent, long-acting anesthetic, C18H28N2, used for regional anesthesia in its hydrochloride form.

[bu(tyl) + pi(peridine) + (no)vacaine (popular rendering of the trademark Novocain, influenced by cocaine).]
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(Medicine) a local anaesthetic of long duration, used for nerve blocks
[C20: perhaps from bu(tyl) + pi(pecoloxylidide), the drug's chemical components + -vacaine, from (No)vocaine]
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In the median group, the needle was inserted below the lower edge of the spinous process of the selected upper vertebrae, and then 15 mg marcaine 0/5% was injected.
Intra-articular bupivacaine (Marcaine) after arthroscopic meniscectomy: Arandomized double blind controlled study.
Following infiltration of perivenous field with tumescent anesthesia (500 ml saline 0.9%, 50 mg Marcaine 0.5%, 0,5 ml epinephrine 1:1000, and 50 mEq NaHC[O.sub.3]) ablation was performed twice for the first segment and once for the other segments with recommended energy setup.
In such instances, the prolotherapist may include 1 cc of 1% of the local anesthetic lidocaine and 1 cc of 0.25 Marcaine in the injection, and offer a stress ball to squeeze.
Long's surgical technique, d) breaks in sterile technique by other operative room personnel, or e) contamination of Marcaine placed in pain pumps, as hypothesized by Dr.
With 40 cc of a very dilute solution of bupivacaine (Marcaine) with epinephrine on each side of the urethra, I create columns of hydrodissected space.
The study group (n=42) was given isobar (Bupivacaine MYLAN S.A.S, 100 mg/20ml, CEDEX, France) and the control group (n=42) received hyperbaric (Marcaine 0.5% Spinal Heavy, Astra Zeneca, CENEXI, France).
The overlying musculature was closed using sutures, and the skin was closed using wound clips after which animals were treated with Marcaine at the incision site.
UK-based drugmaker AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) has entered into an agreement with Mauritius-based Aspen Group's Aspen Global Inc business under which AGI will now acquire the residual rights to the established anaesthetic medicines comprising of Diprivan, EMLA,Xylocaine/Xylocard/Xyloproct, Marcaine, Naropin, Carbocaine and Citanest, the company said.
Most series describe injecting 10-20mL of local anesthetic without epinephrine (lidocaine 1-2% and/or Marcaine 0.25-0.5% without epinephrine) just lateral to the pubic tubercle (35,36).
Similarly, in cases of cardiomyopathy, which can be caused by GH, slightly more cardiotoxic local anaesthetics such as Marcaine should be used with prudence and in some cases avoided altogether in favour of alternative agents such as Scandonest or Lidocaine.
After performing intercostal blockage with bupivacaine hydrochloride (Marcaine) 10-15 mg infiltration at all levels, 28F chest tube was placed into the thorax cavity through the anterior port incision, and the surgery was completed.