Anawin Injection (Bupivacaine)
What is Anawin Injection (Bupivacaine) used for?
Anawin Injection (Bupivacaine) is anesthetic commonly given as an epidural injection during labor or certain medical procedures. The medication operates by blocking the nerve impulses sent to the brain that signal pain. It may also be used as a local anesthetic for dental procedures. Your physician may use this medication for other unlisted purposes, as well.
How should I use Anawin Injection (Bupivacaine)?
Anawin Injection (Bupivacaine) should always be administered by a physician or another trained health care professional. The correct dosage will be carefully determined by your weight, current health, and the condition being treated. The dose is normally administered directly into the spinal column or just below the skin at the location being treated using a syringe.
What are the side effects of Anawin Injection (Bupivacaine)?
Side effects that may occur in some patients using Anawin Injection (Bupivicaine) include:
More serious side effects that may occur during use include vision problems, anxiety, confusion, speech problems, trouble breathing, seizures, urinary retention, slowed heart rate, or tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Immediately inform your physician about any severe symptoms you encounter that are intense or worry you as these may require alterations to your dosage or emergency medical attention in more serious cases.
Do not begin using Anawin Injection (Bupivacaine) if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, allergic to bupivacaine, or if you have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. Also inform your physician if you have anemia, numbness, tingling, a blood clotting disorder, arthritis, hypertension, hypotension, curvature of the spine, chronic back pain, syphilis, polio, a tumor affecting the spine or brain, kidney disease, or liver disease. These conditions may require reduced doses or application frequency to prevent any unexpected problems from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Anawin Injection (Bupivacaine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.