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Septocaine (Articaine Hydrochloride / Epinephrine Bitartrate Subcutaneous) - Summary

 
 



SEPTOCAINE SUMMARY

Septocaine®
(articaine hydrochloride 4% (40 mg/mL)
with epinephrine 1:100,000 injection)

Septocaine® injection is a sterile, aqueous solution that contains articaine HCl 4% (40mg/mL) with epinephrine bitartrate in a 1:100,000 strength.

Septocaine® is indicated for local, infiltrative, or conductive anesthesia in both simple and complex dental and periodontal procedures.


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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Media Articles Related to Septocaine (Articaine / Epinephrine Subcutaneous)

Study shows anesthesia-related deaths decline; improvement needed to reduce injuries
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.17]
Although recent trends show a decline in anesthesia-related deaths, a study published today by the Journal of Healthcare Risk Management concludes that risks are evolving and both physicians and...

Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says
Source: MedicineNet Headache Specialty [2014.10.15]
Title: Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 10/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Large study delivers message to expectant mothers: Epidural, spinal anesthesia safe choices for relieving pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.14]
Women seeking pain relief during childbirth should be comforted to know that epidural and spinal anesthesia are extremely safe, suggests a study of more than 80,000 women that reviewed anesthesia...

Huge registry shows anesthesia complication rates dropped by more than half in four years
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.12]
Anesthesia-related complications decreased by more than half in four years, according to the Anesthesia Quality Institute's (AQI) National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry (NACOR) of more than...

The Death of Joan Rivers: Endoscopy and Anesthesia Risks
Source: MedicineNet Heart Attack and Atherosclerosis Prevention Specialty [2014.09.08]
Title: The Death of Joan Rivers: Endoscopy and Anesthesia Risks
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 9/8/2014 12:58:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/8/2014 12:58:43 PM

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Published Studies Related to Septocaine (Articaine / Epinephrine Subcutaneous)

Comparison of injection pain of articaine and lidocaine in eyelid surgery. [2009.01]
PURPOSE: To compare the pain induced by tissue infiltration of lidocaine 2% with epinephrine 1:100,000 versus articaine 4% with epinephrine 1:100,000 for eyelid surgery... CONCLUSIONS: In this study, infiltration of articaine was less painful than lidocaine for eyelid surgery, making articaine an attractive alternative for local anesthesia.

The incidence of adverse reactions following 4% septocaine (articaine) in children. [2008.09]
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to report the incidence of adverse events following the use of 4% Septocaine in children... CONCLUSIONS: Since prolonged numbness appears to be the most frequent adverse event and occurred primarily in children younger than 7 years old, parents need to be informed and reassured accordingly.

Allergic reaction caused by articaine. [2005.03]
We report the case of a 51-year-old woman who had an immediate skin reaction after subcutaneous administration of a local anesthetic (LA) composed of articaine and epinephrine before a dental procedure. The patient subsequently underwent further dental procedures without LA... Provocations with the remaining anesthetics of the amide group were not carried out due to the patient's refusal.

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Clinical Trials Related to Septocaine (Articaine / Epinephrine Subcutaneous)

Spinal Anesthesia With Articaine and Lidocaine for Outpatient Surgery. [Active, not recruiting]
The purpose of this study is to compare two short-acting local anesthetics, articaine and lidocaine, for spinal anesthesia in day-case surgery. The onset time of the sensory- and motor block, recovery time until discharge and complications will be studied.

Comparison of the Local Anaesthetics Articaine and Bupivacaine in Treatment of Acute Sternum Pain After Heart Surgery [Recruiting]
The purpose of this study is to examine the wound infusion of articaine for treatment of acute post-sternotomy pain in a placebo-controlled manner using a prospective and randomized design and an active control (bupivacaine)

Spinal Anesthesia With Articaine and Bupivacaine for Outpatient Lower Limb Surgery [Completed]
The purpose of the trial is to compare two local anesthetics, articaine and bupivacaine for outpatient lower limb surgery. Onset and recovery times of sensory and motor blockade will be compared.

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Reports of Suspected Septocaine (Articaine / Epinephrine Subcutaneous) Side Effects

Dyspnoea (15)Atelectasis (12)Dental Plaque (12)Device Related Infection (12)Multiple Myeloma (12)Pyrexia (12)Sedation (12)Tooth Discolouration (12)Hypoxia (12)Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (12)more >>


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