Mepivacaine: update on an evergreen local anaesthetic.

  title={Mepivacaine: update on an evergreen local anaesthetic.},
  author={V. Tagariello and Abby Caporuscio and O De Tommaso},
  journal={Minerva anestesiologica},
  volume={67 9 Suppl 1},
Many local anaesthetics are presently available for clinical use. The choice of a particular agent for a particular regional anaesthetic is based mainly on its clinical and pharmacological features. Besides these, safety of drugs and the knowledge of side effects associated with their use can play a major role, since serious complications can be related to local anaesthetics administration. Pharmacologic features of mepivacaine are: its amide structure (therefore it is not detoxified by… CONTINUE READING