Your veterinarian can help manage your pet’s pain after surgery with Nocita™(bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension)

Using Nocita™ during certain surgeries can help keep your pet comfortable for up to 72 hours and may reduce the need for other pain medications at home.1 Talk to your veterinarian to learn more.


  • 72 hours pain control

    The only long-acting local anesthetic that controls post-op pain for up to 72 hours

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    Administered by your vet

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    Helps your pet return to normal function

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*Cranial cruciate ligament.

**In a recent study, analgesia provided by NOCITA™ resulted in a reduction in systemic opioid requirements.


For single-dose infiltration into the surgical site to provide local postoperative analgesia for cranial cruciate ligament surgery in dogs. For use as a peripheral nerve block to provide regional postoperative analgesia following onychectomy in cats.

Important Safety Information (ISI)

NOCITA is for use in dogs and cats only. Do not administer concurrently with bupivacaine HCL, lidocaine or other amide local anesthetics. The safe use of NOCITA in dogs and cats with cardiac disease or with hepatic or renal impairment has not been evaluated. The safe use in dogs or cats younger than 5 months of age, that are pregnant, lactating, or intended for breeding has not been evaluated. The most common adverse reactions in dogs were discharge from incision, incisional inflammation and vomiting. The most common adverse reactions in cats were elevated body temperature and infection or chewing/licking at the surgical site. For full prescribing information see NOCITA package insert.