Ropivacaine HCL/Ropivacaine Hydrochloride
Molecular formula: C17H27ClN2O
Molecular Weight: 310.8621
Boiling point: 438.2 ° C at 760 mmHg
Flash Point: 218.8 ° C
Vapor Pressure: 4.37E-08mmHg at 25 ° C
Character: White to off-white crystal or crystalline powder
Ropivacaine is indicated for local anaesthesia including infiltration, nerve block, epidural and intrathecal anaesthesia in adults and children over 12 years. It is also indicated for peripheral nerve block and caudal
epidural in children 1-12 years for surgical pain. It is also sometimes used for infiltration anaesthesia for
surgical pain in children.
Ropivacaine is often coadministered for epidural analgesia, for example in pregnant women during labour.