Who should not take BUPIVACAINE HCL-EPINEPHRINE?
The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:
- overactive thyroid gland
- a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
- closed angle glaucoma
- high blood pressure
- a heart attack
- angina, a type of chest pain
- coronary artery disease
- sinus tachycardia, a type of fast heart rate
- abnormal heart rhythm
- abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
- hardening of the arteries in the brain
- blood circulation failure due to serious heart condition
- shock caused by significant blood loss
- dilated cardiomyopathy
- glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
- methemoglobinemia, a type of blood disorder
- second degree atrioventricular heart block
- slow heartbeat
- significantly low blood pressure
- severe liver disease
- a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
- anemia from pyruvate kinase and G6PD deficiencies
- an abnormal but slight slowing of the heart called first degree atrioventricular block
- kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
- regional anesthesia for labor pain
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