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Table 2 Dose limitation of locally injected anesthetics

From: Acute wound management: revisiting the approach to assessment, irrigation, and closure considerations

Drug Maximum dose
Bupivacaine 0.25% (2.5 mg/ml) 2 mg/kg
Bupivacaine 0.25% with epinephrine 3 mg/kg
Lidocaine 1% (10 mg/ml) 4.5 mg/kg
Lidocaine 1%with epinephrine 7 mg/kg
Procaine 1% (10 mg/ml) 7 mg/kg
Procaine 1% with epinephrine 9 mg/kg