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bupivacaine hydrochloride injection, USP Contraindications

4 CONTRAINDICATIONS

Bupivacaine Hydrochloride Injection/Bupivacaine Hydrochloride and Epinephrine Injection is contraindicated in:

  • obstetrical paracervical block anesthesia. Its use in this technique has resulted in fetal bradycardia and death.
  • intravenous regional anesthesia (Bier Block) [see Warnings and Precautions (5.7)].
  • patients with a known hypersensitivity to bupivacaine or to any local anesthetic agent of the amide-type or to other components of Bupivacaine Hydrochloride Injection/Bupivacaine Hydrochloride and Epinephrine Injection.
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