Table 3: Safe doses of common LAs.

Maximum safe dose (mg/kg)

Bupivacaine2.0
Levobupivacaine2.5–3.0
Articaine7.0
Lignocaine4.0
with epinephrine7.0
Mepivacaine7.0
Prilocaine6.0
Ropivacaine3.0-4.0