"Young children have died or become seriously ill from accidental exposure to a skin patch containing fentanyl, a powerful pain reliever. As a result of this, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a Drug Safety Communication to warn pa"...
Patients should be informed in advance that bupivacaine-containing products can cause temporary loss of sensation or motor activity in the area infiltrated. Physicians should discuss adverse reactions in the EXPAREL prescribing information with their patients.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/10/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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