Articaine And Epinephrine (Injection Route)

Name: Articaine And Epinephrine (Injection Route)

Descriptions

Articaine and epinephrine combination injection is used to numb the mouth before a dental procedure.

This medicine is to be given by or under the direct supervision of your dentist.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution

Pediatric

Appropriate studies have not been performed on the relationship of age to the effects of articaine and epinephrine combination injection in children younger than 4 years of age. Safety and efficacy have not been established.

Breastfeeding

There are no adequate studies in women for determining infant risk when using this medication during breastfeeding. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks before taking this medication while breastfeeding.

Other Interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

Other Medical Problems

The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

  • Asthma or
  • Blood vessel disease or
  • Heart disease or
  • Heart rhythm problems (eg, heart block)—Use with caution. May increase risk for more side effects.
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD) or
  • Heart problems or
  • Lung or breathing problems—Use with caution. May increase risk of having methemoglobinemia.
  • Kidney disease or
  • Liver disease, severe—Use with caution. The effects may be increased because of slower removal of the medicine from the body.
  • Methemoglobinemia (blood disorder), hereditary or idiopathic (unknown cause) or
  • Sulfite allergy—Should not be used in patients with these conditions.
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