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Drug interactions between bupivacaine and bupivacaine liposome

Results for the following 2 drugs:
bupivacaine
bupivacaine liposome

Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

bupivacaine bupivacaine liposome

Applies to: bupivacaine and bupivacaine liposome

Bupivacaine liposome and bupivacaine both contain the same medication and should generally not be used together. After treatment with bupivacaine liposome, at least 4 days (96 hours) should pass before using bupivacaine.

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Drug and food interactions

No results found in our database - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.

Duplication

Local injectable anesthetics

Therapeutic duplication

The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'local injectable anesthetics' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'local injectable anesthetics' category:

  • bupivacaine
  • bupivacaine liposome

Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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