Marcaine vs Procaine

Marcaine
(Rx)
Procaine
(Rx)
Marcaine is an anesthetic.
Procaine is an anesthetic.
Satisfaction Score
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4.4
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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May 4, 1984
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,641 Discussions
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Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Nerve Block
#3 for Spasms
#4 for Sedation
Marcaine is used in Local Anesthesia and Nerve Block and is mostly mentioned together with this procedures. In addition, it is prescribed for Sedation.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
Procaine is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, it is used in Local Anesthesia.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mar
Wounds
1
Bleeding
1
Depression
1
Dizziness
1
Clotting Disorder
1
Migraines
1
Trauma
1
Bladder Spasms
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
Bursitis
1
Pro
Numbness
10
Allergy
4
Depression
2
Cancer
2
Cough
2
Euphoria
1
Addiction
1
Tinnitus
1
Weakness
1
Burning
1
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Marcaine
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Procaine
Pro
Wounds
Mar
Pro
1
0
Bleeding
Mar
Pro
1
0
Depression
Mar
Pro
1
2
Dizziness
Mar
Pro
1
0
Clotting Disorder
Mar
Pro
1
0
Migraines
Mar
Pro
1
0
Trauma
Mar
Pro
1
0
Bladder Spasms
Mar
Pro
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Mar
Pro
1
0
Bursitis
Mar
Pro
1
0
Numbness
Pro
Mar
10
0
Allergy
Pro
Mar
4
0
Depression
Pro
Mar
2
1
Cancer
Pro
Mar
2
0
Cough
Pro
Mar
2
0
Euphoria
Pro
Mar
1
0
Addiction
Pro
Mar
1
0
Tinnitus
Pro
Mar
1
0
Weakness
Pro
Mar
1
0
Burning
Pro
Mar
1
0
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 Marcaine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Marcaine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Procaine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Dosages
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Solution: 0.25% (2.5 mg/mL), 0.5% (5 mg/mL), 0.75% (7.5 mg/mL)
Injectable: 0.5%
Solution: 1%, 2%, 10%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Bupivacaine Hcl , Bupivacaine Hcl/Pf
Procaine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Marcaine and Procaine: 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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