Carbocaine Side Effects
Generic Name: mepivacaine
Note: This document contains side effect information about mepivacaine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Carbocaine.
Some side effects of Carbocaine may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Applies to mepivacaine: injectable solution
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking mepivacaine (the active ingredient contained in Carbocaine) hives; difficulty breathing; swelling or puffiness of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregivers at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
weak or shallow breathing;
feeling like you might pass out;
sweating, anxiety, confusion;
blurred vision, ringing in your ears;
numbness or tingling around your mouth;
slow heart rate, weak pulse;
metallic taste in your mouth;
tremors, muscle twitching; or
Less serious side effects of mepivacaine may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.
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