Polocaine-MPF Side Effects
Generic Name: mepivacaine
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug mepivacaine. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Polocaine-MPF.
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 Polocaine-MPF) hives, itching, skin redness; nausea, vomiting, sweating, feeling hot; fast heartbeats; sneezing, difficult breathing; dizziness, fainting; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregiver right away if you have:
numbness and tingling in your mouth or lips, metallic taste in your mouth;
ringing in your ears, blurred vision, slurred speech, headache;
confusion, depression, severe drowsiness, feeling like you might pass out;
slow heart rate, weak pulse, weak or shallow breathing;
fever, neck stiffness, increased sensitivity to light;
tremors or muscle twitching, feeling anxious or restless;
ongoing numbness, weakness, or loss of movement in your legs or feet;
loss of bladder or bowel control;
loss of feeling in your lower stomach, groin, or genitals;
painful or difficult urination; or
fast heart rate, rapid breathing, feeling hot.
Common side effects may include:
anxiety, feeling restless or excited;
blurred vision, ringing in your ears.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
It is possible that some side effects of Polocaine-MPF may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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- Drug class: local injectable anesthetics
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