The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Ropivacaine - A New Local Anesthetic
August 15, 1997 (Issue: 1007)Ropivacaine (Naropin - Astra), like bupivacaine (Marcaine, and others), is a member of the mepivacaine (Carbocaine, and others) family of local anesthetics. Bupivacaine has been an effective long-acting local anesthetic, but with overdosage or ...more
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