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How does Carbocaine work?

Carbocaine is the brand name for the drug mepivacaine, a local anesthetic that is used to numb regions of the body during surgery and other medical procedures. The drug causes numbness by interfering with the nervous system's transmission of pain signals so that the nerves do not relay pain messages to the brain. The drug is given by injection, under the supervision of a medical professional.

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