What is the difference between articaine and Septocaine?
Articaine HCl has a partition coefficient in n-octanol/Soerensen buffer (pH 7.35) of 17 and a pKa of 7.8. SEPTOCAINE contains the following inactive ingredients: sodium chloride (1.6 mg/mL) and sodium metabisulfite (0.5 mg/mL). The product is formulated with a 15% overage of epinephrine.
How many mL are in a carpule of Septocaine?
The volume of LA in the carpule (usually 1.8 ml)
How many mg is 4% Septocaine?
Injection (clear colorless solution), containing: Articaine hydrochloride 4% (40 mg/mL) and epinephrine 1:200,000 (as epinephrine bitartrate 0.009 mg/mL)
How many mg is Septocaine?
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
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Does articaine last longer than lidocaine?
Articaine efficacy Articaine pulpal anaesthesia lasts between 30 and 120 min, a duration longer than lidocaine, mepivacaine and prilocaine. Articaine soft tissue anaesthesia lasts ~2.25 h for maxillary infiltrations and 4 h for mandibular blocks.
What is a carpule?
Carpules, used in dentistry, are small cylindrical glass tubes containing anesthetics which are screwed onto dental syringes, and are commonly aspirated while the practitioner injects the patient. The proper management of glass carpule waste is determined by the condition of the carpules.
How many Carpules of articaine is safe?
The maximum dose of 4% articaine as a local anesthetic solution in a healthy adult weighing 70 kg is 7 carpules (1.7 ml) .
What is Septocaine for?
Septocaine are anesthetics (numbing medicines). They work by blocking nerve signals in your body. Septocaine is a combination medicine used to numb your mouth for a dental procedure. Septocaine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Is Septocaine safe?
Septocaine contains epinephrine, a vasoconstrictor that can cause local or systemic toxicity and should be used cautiously. Local toxicity may include ischemic injury or necrosis, which may be related to vascular spasm.
Is articaine better to be used in dentistry than Novocaine and lidocaine?
4 % Articaine offers better clinical performance than 2 % Lidocaine, particularly in terms of latency and duration of the anesthetic effect. However, no statistically significant differences in anesthetic efficacy were recorded between the two solutions.
Which septocaine (articane HCl and epinephrine) should I use?
For most routine dental procedures, Septocaine® (articane hcl and epinephrine injection) containing epinephrine 1:200,000 is preferred. However, when more pronounced hemostasis or improved visualization of the surgical field are required, Septocaine® (articane hcl and epinephrine injection) containing epinephrine 1:100,000 may be used.
What is the active ingredient in septocaine?
Septocaine® (articane hcl and epinephrine injection) contains articaine HCl (40 mg/mL), epinephrine (1:200,000 or 1:100,000) (as epinephrine bitartrate), sodium chloride (1.6 mg/mL), and sodium metabisulfite (0.5 mg/mL). The product is formulated with a 15% overage of epinephrine. The pH is adjusted with sodium hydroxide.
What is septocaine used for?
Septocaine® is the # 1 Branded Dental Anesthetic in the United States*. Septocaine and epinephrine 1:100,000 is preferred during operative or surgical procedures when improved visualization of the surgical field is desirable. Fast onset (1 to 9 minutes) to avoid delay before effective analgesia is achieved.
How many mg of epinephrine is in septocaine?
Septocaine® (articane hcl and epinephrine injection) contains articaine HCl (40 mg/mL), epinephrine (1:200,000 or 1:100,000) (as epinephrine bitartrate), sodium chloride (1.6 mg/mL), and sodium metabisulfite (0.5 mg/mL). The product is formulated with a 15% overage of epinephrine.