Articadent™; Orabloc™; Septocaine® with epinephrine 1:100,000; Septocaine® with epinephrine 1:200,000; Zorcaine™
Astracaine® with epinephrine 1:200,000; Astracaine® with epinephrine forte 1:100,000; Posicaine N; Posicaine SP; Septanest® N; Septanest® SP; Ultracaine® DS; Ultracaine® DS Forte; Zorcaine™
- It is used before dental care to numb the area.
- If your child has an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell the doctor about the allergy and what signs your child had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If your child has a sulfite allergy, talk with the doctor.
- Tell dentists, surgeons, and other doctors that your child is using this drug.
- Do not let your child eat while his/her mouth feels numb. Biting of the tongue could happen.
- Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
If your child is pregnant or breast-feeding a baby:
- Talk with the doctor if your child is pregnant, becomes pregnant, or is breast-feeding a baby. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Change in thinking clearly and with logic.
- Shortness of breath.
- Chest pain.
- A heartbeat that does not feel normal.
- Very bad dizziness or passing out.
- Ringing in ears.
- Blurred eyesight.
- Feeling sleepy.
- Feeling tired or weak.
- Change in color of skin to a bluish color like on the lips, nail beds, fingers, or toes.
- Irritation where the shot is given.
- Your child’s doctor will give this drug.
- It is given as a shot into the gums.
- Call the doctor to find out what to do.
- This drug will be given to your child in a hospital or doctor’s office. You will not store it at home.
- If your child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.
- Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.
- Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.
- Talk with your child’s doctor before giving your child any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your child’s doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
If you have any questions or concerns, talk with a member of your healthcare team. You can reach them Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at ____________________. After 5:00 pm, during the weekend, and on holidays, please call____________________. If there’s no number listed, or you’re not sure, call 212-639-2000.