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bupivacaine hydrochloride injection, USP - SPINAL Contraindications


BUPIVACAINE SPINAL is contraindicated in:

intravenous regional anesthesia (Bier Block) [see Warnings and Precautions (5.8)].
patients with septicemia.
patients with severe hemorrhage, severe hypotension or shock, due to a reduced cardiac output.
patients with clinically significant arrhythmias, such as complete heartblock, due a reduced cardiac output.
patients with a known hypersensitivity to bupivacaine or to any local anesthetic agent of the amide-type or to other components of BUPIVACAINE SPINAL.
patients with local infection at the site of proposed lumbar puncture.
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