What is Sensorcaine?

Bupivacaine (rINN) is a local anaesthetic drug belonging to the amino amide group. It is commonly marketed under various trade names, including Marcain (Astra Zeneca UK), Marcaine (Carestream Dental, Hospira Inc.), Sensorcaine (Astra Zeneca), and 'Vivacaine (Septodont). It is on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications needed in a basic health system.

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Hi, I am almost 2 weeks post c5-c7 with bone spur removal. I have been experiencing sharp shooting pains through my left shoulder, down my left arm...

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Nerve root block may help; do not lose hope

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I have back pain from the last 3 months. It worsened at the end of October and I went for an MRI. The MRI showed that I have:
a) Spondylo disco...

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Thanks for the query. We usually try to treat conservatively with medicine and physiotherapy. Sometimes nerve root block is preferred. It...

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Have injured upper back for 10 yrs. When i done it felt crack and fizzing up down spine for 2 secs. Could not move left arm for 1 month very...

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The history is suggestive of trauma to Cervical Vertebrae leading to radiculopathy (?compression # of...

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