Drug interactions between Exparel and Marcaine
|Exparel (bupivacaine liposome)|
Interactions between your drugs
bupivacaine ↔ bupivacaine liposome
Applies to:Marcaine (bupivacaine) and Exparel (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.
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))
- bupivacaine (active ingredient in Marcaine (bupivacaine))
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.