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Levobupivacaine (rINN) /liːvoʊbjuːˈpɪvəkeɪn/ is a local anaesthetic drug belonging to the amino amide group. It is the S-enantiomer of bupivacaine.

DrugBank: Levobupivacaine


Jun 13, 2005 ... It is the S-enantiomer of bupivacaine. Levobupivacaine hydrochloride is commonly marketed by AstraZeneca under the trade name Chirocaine.

Levobupivacaine: a review of its pharmacology and use as a local ...


Drugs. 2000 Mar;59(3):551-79. Levobupivacaine: a review of its pharmacology and use as a local anaesthetic. Foster RH(1), Markham A. Author information:

Clinical profile of levobupivacaine in regional anesthesia: A ... - NCBI


The quest for searching newer and safer anesthetic agents has always been one of the primary needs in anesthesiology practice. Levobupivacaine, the pure S ...

Doses and effects of levobupivacaine and bupivacaine for spinal ...


Mann and colleagues used 7.5–10 mg of bupivacaine 0.25%, and the identical volumes of levobupivacaine. In the bupivacaine group, a satisfactory sensory ...

Chirocaine 2.5mg/ml solution for injection/concentrate for solution ...


Aug 7, 2015 ... Levobupivacaine should be administered only by, or under the supervision of, a clinician having the necessary training and experience.

Comparative study between Levobupivacaine and Bupivacaine for ...


Nov 15, 2012 ... Levobupivacaine is an enantiomer of racemic bupivacaine with less ... in the group who used levobupivacaine, and the same for intense pain.

Density of spinal anaesthetic solutions of bupivacaine ... - BJA


determine the density of bupivacaine, levobupivacaine, and ropivacaine with and without dex- trose at ... Levobupivacaine 7.5 mg ml±1 is an isobaric solution.

Comparison of the effects of intrathecal ropivacaine ... - BJA


levobupivacaine, and bupivacaine for Caesarean section. P. Gautier1 ... This study aimed to detect if intrathecal (i.t.) ropivacaine and levobupivacaine provided ...

Levobupivacaine vs bupivacaine as infiltration anaesthesia in ... - BJA


We have compared the anaesthetic and analgesic efficacy of levobupivacaine with that of racemic bupivacaine in 66 male patients undergoing ambulatory ...

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Update on local anesthetics: focus on levobupivacaine - NCBI


In recent years levobupivacaine, the pure S (−)-enantiomer of bupivacaine, emerged as a safer alternative for regional anesthesia than its racemic parent.

Bupivacaine, levobupivacaine and ropivacaine: are they ... - NCBI


Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2005 Jun;19(2):247-68. Bupivacaine, levobupivacaine and ropivacaine: are they clinically different? Casati A(1), Putzu M.

Levobupivacaine | C18H28N2O - PubChem


Levobupivacaine is an amino-amide local anaesthetic drug belonging to the family of n-alkylsubstituted pipecoloxylidide. It is the S-enantiomer of bupivacaine .