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Bupivacaine and Epinephrine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Bupivacaine and Epinephrine?

(byoo PIV a kane & ep i NEF rin)

• This medicine is used before dental procedures to numb the area.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not eat while your mouth feels numb. You may injure yourself by biting your tongue.

• If you have thyroid disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Irritation where the shot is given.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction....