Bupican/Bupican Heavy

Bupivacaine Injection IP

Bupican/Bupican Heavy

Bupivacaine is a long acting local anaesthetic agent that belongs to amide group & injection is sterile, non-pyrogenic, isotonic, single dose container. It contains an amide linkage between the aromatic nucleus and the amino or piperidine group.

It blocks the generation and the conduction of nerve impulses, by increasing the threshold for electrical excitation in the nerve, by slowing the propagation of the nerve impulse, and by reducing the rate of rise of the action potential.

Bupivacaine can have both stimulating and depressing effects on CNS & can fluctuate cardiac conduction.


Bupivacaine HCL injections are indicated for:

  • Infiltration anesthesia (Percutaneous infiltration) for oral surgery like dental surgery
  • For diagnosis & therapeutic procedure
  • Obstetrical procedures
  • Epidural, caudal & spinal anesthesia
  • Relief for pain in labour
  • Retrobulbar block & sympathetic block
Product variants & features
Product Strength Presentation
BUPICAN 5 mg/ml, 2.5 mg/ml 10/20/50 ml Vial, 10/20/50 ml Vial
BUPICAN HEAVY 5 mg/ml 4 ml Glass amp.
  • Longer acting local anaesthetic
  • Duration of action is 2-3 hours
  • Protein bound to greater extent as compare to other local anaesthetic
  • Retrobulbar block & sympathetic block