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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
27 doctors shared insights

Marcaine (Overview)

Marcaine is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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Could marcaine injections make pain worse?

Could marcaine injections make pain worse?

Not usually: Marcaine (bupivicaine) is a local anesthetic that is known to make pain better not worse. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
27 doctors shared insights

Marcaine (Overview)

Marcaine is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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The nerve block meds they use, such as marcaine, stay in my system for how long?

The nerve block meds they use, such as marcaine, stay in my system for how long?

It varies: Marcaine is a local anesthetic (numbing medicine) that can be used for spinal or epidural anesthesia, or injected into an area to numb it. Depending on which technique is used, the numbing effect can last for several hours or more. Sometimes it's used in a continuous infusion to provide ongoing pain relief for 2 or 3 days. It stays in your system for a few hours after injection, then wears off. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have marcaine injections for anesthesia?

Is it safe to have marcaine injections for anesthesia?

Generally yes: As long as you stay under the toxic dose, it's very safe. High doses can cause cardiac arrest. Your physician will know how to prevent this from happening. It's probably safer than most sedative drugs overall. ...Read more

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Could marcaine injections make pain worse?

Not usually: Marcaine (bupivicaine) is a local anesthetic that is known to make pain better not worse. ...Read more

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The nerve block meds they use, such as marcaine, stay in my system for how long?

It varies: Marcaine is a local anesthetic (numbing medicine) that can be used for spinal or epidural anesthesia, or injected into an area to numb it. Depending on which technique is used, the numbing effect can last for several hours or more. Sometimes it's used in a continuous infusion to provide ongoing pain relief for 2 or 3 days. It stays in your system for a few hours after injection, then wears off. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a marcaine injection?

Is it safe to get a  marcaine injection?

For what?: Marcaine is a longer lasting anesthetic. It is commonly used for things like joint injections. It is usually tolerated very well. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have marcaine injections for anesthesia?

Generally yes: As long as you stay under the toxic dose, it's very safe. High doses can cause cardiac arrest. Your physician will know how to prevent this from happening. It's probably safer than most sedative drugs overall. ...Read more

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If I have epilepsy is it safe for me to get marcaine injections done?

If I have epilepsy is it safe for me to get marcaine injections done?

Yes: Marcaine is a longer lasting anesthetic. It is commonly used for things like joint injections. It is usually tolerated very well. ...Read more

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Is it safe for somebody with epilepsy to get marcaine or lidocaine injections?

Is it safe for somebody with epilepsy to get marcaine or lidocaine injections?

Yes!: It is perfectly safe for someone with a seizure disorder to receive Lidocaine or bupivacaine (marcaine) in the right dose for age and weight. You may have heard that an overdose of these drugs can cause seizures, and that is correct. But it has to be an extreme overdose, given quickly. In the right dose, these drugs are safe and very helpful for numbing, for nerve blocks, or epidurals. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bupivacaine Hydrochloride (Definition)

Bupivacaine hydrochloride is a loop affecting water pill/diuretic which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more