Definition / meaning of bupivacaine

A drug used to relieve pain by blocking signals at nerve endings. It is being studied in the relief of pain following surgery for cancer. It is a type of local anesthetic. Also called bupivacaine hydrochloride, Marcaine, and Sensorcaine.

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