Drug Profile


Alternative Names: (S)-bupivacaine; Bupivacaine, (S); Chirocaine; D 1249; Popscaine

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator UCB
  • Developer Maruishi Pharmaceutical; Purdue Pharma; UCB
  • Class Analgesics; Anilides; Local anaesthetics; Pipecolic acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Sodium channel antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Anaesthesia; Pain; Postoperative pain

Most Recent Events

  • 05 Jan 2005 Celltech Group has been acquired by UCB
  • 17 Mar 2003 A case report has been added to the adverse events section
  • 25 Jan 2002 Launched for Anaesthesia in Australia (Infusion)
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