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<br /> NAROPIN® delivers<br /> a faster return<br /> of motor function<br /> than bupivacaine.1,2<br /> A Block Well Done.<br /> NAROPIN provides 8 to 10 hours<br /> faster return of motor function<br /> following total knee replacement<br /> than bupivacaine (P<0.05).1<br /> To learn more about the clinical benefits<br /> of NAROPIN, visit www.naropin-us.com.<br /> NAROPIN is indicated for the production of regional or local anesthesia for surgery and for acute pain management.<br /> References: 1. Beaulieu P, Babin D, Hemmerling T. The pharmacodynamics of ropivacaine and bupivacaine in combined<br /> sciatic and femoral nerve blocks for total knee arthroplasty. Anesth Analg. 2006;103:768-774. 2. Morrison LM,<br /> Emanuelsson BM, McClure JH, et al. 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