Carbocaine vs Septocaine

Carbocaine
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Septocaine
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Carbocaine is an anesthetic.
Septocaine is an anesthetic.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
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No score available
Approval Date
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January 6, 1960
April 3, 2000
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
760 Discussions
322 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Sedation
#3 for Nerve Block
Carbocaine is used in Local Anesthesia and is mostly mentioned together with this procedure. In addition, it is prescribed for Sedation.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Nerve Block
#4 for Cavities
Septocaine is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, it is used in Local Anesthesia and Nerve Block.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bleeding
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Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Dizziness
1
Shaking
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Migraines
1
Nausea
1
Graves
1
Trauma
1
Sep
Numbness
10
Sensory Issues
4
Allergy
2
Palpitations
2
Burning
1
Tingling
1
Nausea
1
Dizziness
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Dysesthesia
1
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Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Carbocaine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Septocaine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Carbocaine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Septocaine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Dosages
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Solution: 1.5%, 2%, 1% (10 mg/mL)
Syringe: 3% (30 mg/mL)
Cartridge: 4 %- 1:100,000
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Mepivacaine Hcl , Mepivacaine Hcl/Pf
Articaine Hcl/Epinephrine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Carbocaine and Septocaine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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