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Mepivacaine Leukotriene Inhibitor
It depends: It depends more on the size of the wound. You didn't provide enough information to answer directly. I usually need less than 10 mL for most of the lacerations I repair in my emergency department. ...Read more
Drinking mepivacaine: First, your mouth will get very numb. Then you may anesthetize the muscles in your mouth and throat and thus feel like you are choking or gagging on your tonge and completely unable to swallow anything (or it may go into your lungs). So this is not a good idea at all. Otherwise, it is not poisonous by itself. ...Read more
Local anesthetics: Hexylcaine has a much shorter half life than mepivicaine. So, in a practical sense mepivicaine is more powerful. ...Read more
Depending: On the quantity,and speed of injection a range from nervous system problems to seizures then cardiac to death ...Read more
What is the best local anestesic of choice when pregnant lidocaine (category b) or mepivacaine (cat c)?
See below: Depends. For an IV insertion Lidocaine is best. Fast onset and fast removal. For a spinal i would use bupivicaine for a spinal, and Lidocaine for an epidural. Talk to your anesthesiologist for their opinion. If you are talking about dental procedures the amount used is so small that it should not affect the fetus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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