Ingredients in every 10 ml
Each package contains
|ATC Level 1:||N - Nervous system|
|ATC Level 2:||N01 - Anesthetics|
|ATC Level 3:||N01B - Local Anesthetics|
12 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE
- Epidural for surgery (0.5-0.75%) 10-20 ml [50-150 mg]
- Epidural for Caesarean section (0.5%) 15-30 ml [75-150 mg]
- Peripheral nerve (0.25-0.5%) 1-40 ml [maximum 150 mg]
- Intrathecal (0.5%) 3 ml [15 mg]
- Ophtalmic (0.75%) 5-15 ml [3.75-112.5 mg]
- Local infiltration (0.25%) 1-60 ml[maximum 150 mg]
- Labor analgesia (epidural bolus with 0.25%) 10-20 ml
- Labor analgesia (epidural infusion with 0.125%) 4-10 ml/hour
- Postoperative pain (epidural infusion with 0.125%) 10-15 ml/hour or (0.25%) 5-7.5 ml/hour
Epidural doses up to 375 mg have been administered incrementally to patients during a surgical procedure.
The maximum dose in 24 hours for intraoperative block and postoperative pain management was 695 mg.
The maximum dose administered as a postoperative epidural infusion over 24 hours was 570 mg.
The maximum dose administered to patients as a single fractionated injection was 300 mg for brachial plexus block.
For Caesarean section, the maximum recommended dose is 150 mg.
0 TO 12 YEARS OLD
Local infiltration (0.25%) 0.50 ml/kg/side or (0.5%) 0.25 ml/kg/side
The maximum recommended dose for infiltration analgesia (ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric block) is 1.25 mg/kg/side
Levobupivacaine hydrochloride monohydrate solution for injection is indicated in Adults for:
– Surgical anesthesia
– Major: epidural (for obstetric procedures, including Caesarean section, concentrations higher than 0.5% are not recommended, see Contraindications, Warnings and Precautions, Pregnancy and Lactation), intrathecal, peripheral nerve block.
– Minor: local infiltration, peribulbar block in ophthalmic surgery.
– Pain management
– Continuous epidural infusion, single or multiple bolus administration for postoperative, labor or chronic pain.
– For continuous epidural analgesia, levobupivacaine hydrochloride monohydrate may be administered in combination with epidural fentanyl, morphine, or clonidine.
Levobupivacaine hydrochloride monohydrate is indicated in children for infiltration analgesia (ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric blocks).
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