Local Anesthetic Cartridge: Contains approximately 1.8 ml of L.A in each cartridge.
Septodont/ Septocaine® (articane hcl and epinephrine injection) contains articaine HCl (40 mg/mL), epinephrine (1:200,000 or 1:100,000). Each cartridge of Septocaine has 1.7 ml of anesthesia.
2% Local anesthesia means 2gm in 100ml.
2000mg in 100ml. or 20 mg in 1 ml.
1 cartridge has 1.8 x 20= 3.6 mg
Drugs and it`s Maximum Dose:
Articaine- 7mg/kg, Bupivicaine- 2mg/kg, Lidocaine- 7mg/kg, Mepivicaine- 6.6mg/kg, Prilocaine-8 mg/kg
Maximum amount of Local Anesthetic to be given to a patient:
Articaine- 500mg, Bupivicaine- 150mg, Lidocaine- 500mg, Mepivicaine 2%-500mg, Mepivicaine 3%- 300mg, Prilocaine- 600mg
7mg/kg (up to 500mg),5mg/kg in children
2mg/kg (up to 200mg)
7mg/kg (up to 500mg)
6.6 mg/kg (up to 400mg)
8mg/kg( up to 500mg)
Max. # Cartridges
11 or 7 if plain