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bupivacaine hydrochloride injection, USP - SPINAL Contraindications

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Bupivacaine Spinal (bupivacaine in dextrose injection, USP) is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to it or to any local anesthetic agent of the amide-type.

The following conditions preclude the use of spinal anesthesia:

1.
Severe hemorrhage, severe hypotension or shock and arrhythmias, such as complete heart block, which severely restrict cardiac output.
2.
Local infection at the site of proposed lumbar puncture.
3.
Septicemia.
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