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When appropriate, patients should be informed in advance that they may experience temporary loss of sensation and motor activity in the anesthetized part of the body following proper administration of lumbar epidural anesthesia. Also, when appropriate, the physician should discuss other information including adverse reactions in the Naropin (ropivacaine hcl) package insert.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/8/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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