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Mepivacaine (Carbocaine)

Also known as Scandonest 2% Special, Carbocaine, Carbocaine Hcl, Polocaine-Mpf, Isocaine, Scandonest, Ato Mepivacaine V, Polocaine With Levonordefrin, Scandonest L, and Cambridge Mepivacaine

Mepivacaine is a local anesthetic of the amide type. Mepivacaine has a reasonably rapid onset (more rapid than that of procaine) and medium duration of action (shorter than that of procaine) and is marketed under various trade names including Carbocaine and Polocaine.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed mepivacaine to treat osteoarthritis, shoulder pain, ankylosing spondylitis, and knee pain.

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