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 Formulary Chapter 15: Anaesthesia - Full Chapter
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15.02  Expand sub section  Local anaesthesia
15.02  Expand sub section  Articaine
15.02  Expand sub section  Bupivacaine
Bupivacaine hydrochloride (Marcain)
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0.25% and 0.5% injections.
  • DCHFT: 0.5% injection only.
  • RBCH also: Bupivacaine 0.15% in Sodium Chloride 0.9% Epidural Infusion.
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    Bupivacaine Hydrochloride with Glucose (Marcain Heavy)
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    Red
    0.5% Injection. 
     
    Bupivacaine and Adrenaline
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    Bupivacaine 0.25% + Adrenaline 1 in 200,000 Injection.
    Bupivacaine 0.5% + Adrenaline 1 in 200,000 Injection. 
     
    15.02  Expand sub section  Levobupivacaine
    15.02  Expand sub section  Lidocaine to top
    15.02  Expand sub section  Mepivacaine
    15.02  Expand sub section  Prilocaine
    15.02  Expand sub section  Procaine
    15.02  Expand sub section  Ropivacaine
    15.02  Expand sub section  Tetracaine to top
    15.02  Expand sub section  Other local anaesthetics
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