Artecaine Artecaine is an amide-type local anaesthetic used for dental anaesthesia
RED Articaine hydrochloride with adrenaline injection, 40mg/mL with 1 in 200,000 and 40mg/mL with 1 in 100,000
Bupivacaine This has a longer duration of action than other local anaesthetics. It has a slow onset of action, taking up to 30 minutes for full effect
| RED Bupivacaine hydrochloride |
| injection, 2.5mg/mL, and 5mg/mL |
| Infusion, 1mg/mL. 1.25mg/mL |
Levobupivacaine This is an isomer of bupivacaine, has anaesthetic and analgesic properties similar to bupivacaine but is thought to have fewer adverse effects
RED Levobupivacaine hydrochloride injection, 2.5mg/mL, 5mg/mL and 7.5mg/mL
Lidocaine Lidocaine is effectively absorbed from mucous membranes and is a useful surface anaesthetic.
RED Lidocaine Hydrochloride injection, 5mg/mL, 10mg/mL, 20mg/mL
Mepivacaine This is an amide-type local anaesthetic used for dental anaesthesia. To avoid excessive doasge in obese patients, dose may need to be calculated on the basis of ideal body weight.
RED Mepivacaine hydrochloride injection, 30mg/mL
Prilocaine This is a local anaesthetic of low toxicity which is similar to lidocaine.
RED Prilocaine hydrochloride (Prilotekal®) in glucose injection 20mg/mL
Ropivacaine This is an amide-type local anaesthetic agent similar to bupivacaine. It is less cardiotoxic than bupivacaine, but also less potent.
RED Ropivacaine hydrochloride injection, 2mg/mL, 7.5mg/mL and 10mg/mL
Tetracaine This is an effective local anaesthetic for topical application prior to venepuncture.
RED Tetracaine gel 4%