An article in the Sioux City Journal recently featured Joe Morris, MD, a general surgeon at Piece Street Same Day Surgery in Sioux City, Iowa, discussing the use of Exparel pain medication.
Around 20 patients at the surgery center have received the local anesthetic to treat intense surgical pain for up to 72 hours, according to the report. The formula combines Marcaine with a lipid fat formula so the anesthetic is released into the tissue over a longer period of time.
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