ropivacaine

A drug used to control pain and to cause a temporary loss of feeling in one part of the body, during and after surgery. It is also being studied for pain control after cancer surgery. It is a type of local anesthetic. Also called ropivacaine hydrochloride and Naropin.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ropivacaine — Systematic (IUPAC) name (S) N (2,6 dimethylphenyl) 1 propylpiperidine 2 carboxamide Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

  • Ropivacaine — Ropivacaïne Ropivacaïne Général Nom IUPAC (S) N (2,6 dimethylphenyl) 1 propylpiperidine 2 carboxamide N …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ropivacaïne — Général Nom IUPAC (2S) N (2,6 diméthylphényl) 1 propylpipéridine 2 carboxamide No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ropivacaine — noun A local anesthetic drug belonging to the amino amide group …   Wiktionary

  • ropivacaine hydrochloride — A drug used to control pain and to cause a temporary loss of feeling in one part of the body, during and after surgery. It is also being studied for pain control after cancer surgery. It is a type of local anesthetic. Also called ropivacaine and… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • ropivacaine hydrochloride — ro·pi·va·caine hy·dro·chlo·ride (ro pivґə kān) a local anesthetic of the amide type, used for percutaneous infiltration anesthesia, peripheral nerve block, and epidural block …   Medical dictionary

  • 84057-95-4 — Ropivacaïne Ropivacaïne Général Nom IUPAC (S) N (2,6 dimethylphenyl) 1 propylpiperidine 2 carboxamide N …   Wikipédia en Français

  • C17H26N2O — Ropivacaïne Ropivacaïne Général Nom IUPAC (S) N (2,6 dimethylphenyl) 1 propylpiperidine 2 carboxamide N …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Local anesthetic — A local anesthetic is a drug that causes reversible local anesthesia and a loss of nociception. When it is used on specific nerve pathways (nerve block), effects such as analgesia (loss of pain sensation) and paralysis (loss of muscle power) can… …   Wikipedia

  • Epidural — This article is about the anaesthetic technique. For the anatomical site, see Epidural space. For other uses, see Epidural (disambiguation). Did you mean Epidural hematoma, a type of traumatic brain injury? Epidural Intervention …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.