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Norepinephrine: Solution for injection (1mg)

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What is this Medicine?

NOREPINEPHRINE (nor ep ih NEFF rin) is a very strong vasoconstrictor. This medicine is used in a hospital to treat low blood pressure.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Levophed: Solution for injection (1mg)
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Norepinephrine Bitartrate 1mg/mL Solution for Injection

NDC: 007031153
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Septic Shock, Hypotension, Cardiogenic Shock

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Upper GI Bleeding

Storage Information
Protect from light
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Discard unused portion. Do not store for later use.
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Norepinephrine Bitartrate 1mg/mL Solution for Injection
Daily Life Interactions for Norepinephrine Bitartrate 1mg/mL Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Norepinephrine Bitartrate 1mg/ml Solution for Injection(Norepinephrine Bitartrate)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Norepinephrine(Norepinephrine Bitartrate)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Norepinephrine. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Norepinephrine may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, tremor, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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