Norepinephrine


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypertension. Pregnancy. Patients with peripheral or mesenteric vascular thrombosis unless necessary as a life-saving procedure.
Special Precautions
Not a substitute for replacement of blood, plasma, fluids, and/or electrolytes; correct volume depletion prior to admin. Identify and correct hypoxia, hypercapnia and acidosis prior to or during admin. Avoid extravasation as tissue necrosis may occur. Avoid inj into leg veins, especially in elderly or those with occlusive vascular diseases, arteriosclerosis, DM or Buerger's disease. Hypertensive or hyperthyroid patients. In conjunction with local anaesthetics, do not use in fingers, toes, ears, nose or genitalia. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypertension, headache, peripheral ischaemia, bradycardia, arrhythmias, anxiety, skin necrosis (with extravasation), dyspnoea, respiratory difficulty.
Drug Interactions
Guanethidine, methyldopa, reserpine, TCAs may increase pressor response to norepinephrine.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
C01CA03 - norepinephrine ; Belongs to the class of adrenergic and dopaminergic cardiac stimulants excluding glycosides. Used in the treatment of heart failure.
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