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
Muscle spasms in neck and shoulders 1 0

Show all 10 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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bupivacaine

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


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.