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Inflammation can prevent local anesthetics from working optimally. Local anesthetics have the potential to create a strong foundation for pain management after surgery. However, most local anesthetics—including extended-release formulation—struggle to work beyond 12 to 24 hours, while severe postoperative pain often lasts through the first 72 hours.1-5

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