What is Bupivacaine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Marcaine Sensorcaine Carbostesin Show all


See also: Hydromorphone-Fentanyl-Bupivacaine Ketamine-baclofen-bupivacaine-cyclobenzaprine-pentoxifylline-lidocaine topical

Bupivacaine is a local anesthetic agent. It is used in a variety of anesthetic techniques.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 3 0
Pain 3 1
Fibromyalgia 2 4
Muscle and joint pain 2 0
Improve mobility 1 0

Show all 9 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bupivacaine

Side effect Patients
Injection site pain 1
Numbness 1
Numbness in lips 1


Based on patients currently taking Bupivacaine

Dosage Patients
1.5 g weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Bupivacaine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Bupivacaine


Currently taking Bupivacaine

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Bupivacaine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 4
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Bupivacaine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Gabapentin (Neurontin) 1

Patients stopped taking Bupivacaine and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Gabapentin (Neurontin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Bupivacaine.