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  • n. A local anesthetic drug of the amino amide group.


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  • ELADUR is a transdermal patch containing bupivacaine, which is designed to provide up to three days of pain relief versus the existing market-leading patch, which is indicated for 12 hours of wear.

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  • For that, we use a combination of a local anesthetic called bupivacaine, some opiate medication called fentanyl, and morphine, and that gives you analgesia for almost 24 to 48 hours after the C-section so that you don't require any form of IV pain relief.

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  • Ganesh A, Adzick NS, Foster T, Cucchiaro G. Efficacy of addition of fentanyl to epidural bupivacaine on postoperative analgesia after thoracotomy for lung resection in infants.

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  • Most anesthetic drug names end with the suffix “-caine,” such as lidocaine and bupivacaine.

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  • In this study, 107 patients were randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups prior to undergoing elective arthroscopic shoulder surgery: POSIDUR at a dose of 5 mL, an active comparator (commercially available bupivacaine HCI solution) or SABER-Placebo (SABER vehicle without drug).

  • It is intended to be administered during surgery, where it continuously releases therapeutic levels of bupivacaine in a controlled fashion, providing up to 72 hours of uninterrupted local analgesia.

  • PCRX's clinical data demonstrates that EXPAREL provides analgesia for up to 72 hours post-surgery, compared with seven hours or less for bupivacaine.

  • Business -- Has filed a New Drug Application, or NDA, for the lead product candidate, EXPAREL, a long-acting bupivacaine anesthetic/analgesic product for postsurgical pain management.

  • Less pain over 72 hours was demonstrated for patients receiving EXPAREL compared to patients receiving bupivacaine HCl, as evidenced by an area under the curve analysis, a measure of pain over time AUC0-72 315 vs 427, respectively.

  • "These data show that EXPAREL delivers bupivacaine over three days with the well-established DepoFoam carrier matrix, providing postsurgical pain relief while extending the traditional duration of action from seven hours to up to 72 hours," said Dr. Hu.


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