March 2022

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Here are some basic dose calculations. Lidocaine and bupivicaine are amides. They have a lower chance of causing an allergic reaction than esters (procaine). Lidocaine 1%, lasts 1 h I weight about 75 kg. So, the most lidocaine (1%) I should use is: 75kg * 5mg/kg  * 1 mL / 10 mg = 37 mL…Read more