Drug interactions between Exparel and lidocaine
|Exparel (bupivacaine liposome)|
Interactions between your drugs
lidocaine ↔ bupivacaine liposome
Applies to:lidocaine and Exparel (bupivacaine liposome)
Bupivacaine liposome and lidocaine should not be mixed together or injected into the same area at the same time. Bupivacaine liposome is a specialized formulation that releases the medication into the surrounding tissue at a controlled rate. When exposed to other medications or solutions, the release rate can be altered.
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.
Local injectable anesthetics
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 liposome (active ingredient in Exparel (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
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.