Norad Ampoule Of 2ml Injection
By NEON LABORATORIES LIMITED
2ml Injection in Ampoule
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Norad 1 MG/ML Description
Norad injection contains norepinephrine, a catecholamine used to restore blood pressure in adult patients with the acute hypotensive state.
Uses of Norad 1 MG/ML
- Acute hypotension
Contraindications of Norad 1 MG/ML
- Allergy to noradrenaline
Side effects of Norad 1 MG/ML
- Bradycardia (increase in heart rate)
- Cardiac arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
- Respiratory difficulty
Precautions and Warnings of Norad 1 MG/ML
Can Norad injection be given during pregnancy?
Norad injection may hamper blood supply to the placenta. It can also cause contractions of the uterus and lead to lack of oxygen and blood flow to the fetus in late pregnancy. Therefore, the risk and benefits should be assessed before administering Norad injection.
Can Norad injection be given during breast-feeding?
No information is available on the use of Noradrenalin in lactation.
Can I drive if I have taken Norad injection?
Norad injection is generally given in patients who are hospitalised.
Can I consume alcohol after Norad injection?
No data is available for alcohol and Norad injection. Usually, it is given in a hospitalised patient, where alcohol consumption is completely banned.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have allergies
Mode of Action of Norad 1 MG/ML
How Does It Work?
Norad injection constricts the blood vessels by acting on alpha-adrenergic receptors and increases blood pressure. It also works as an inotropic stimulator of the heart.
Directions for Use of Norad 1 MG/ML
Norad injection can only be used by a doctor to manage emergencies like hypotension. It is given via an infusion pump slowly over a few minutes to hours, depending on the patient's state.
Interactions of Norad 1 MG/ML
Interactions with other medicines
Norad injection (norepinephrine) can interact with medication like MAO-inhibitors (selegiline, phenelzine), tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline, imipramine), anti-diabetics, and halogenated anaesthetics (cyclopropane) and cause high blood pressure or arrhythmias. Consult your doctor if you are taking any of the medications mentioned above....
Other general Interactions
Norad injection can interact in disease conditions such as coronary, mesenteric or peripheral vascular thrombosis because noradrenaline may increase the ischemia and extend the area of infarction. Therefore, caution should be taken with patients with hypotension following myocardial infarction patients with prinzmetal's variant angina, diabetes, hypertension or hyperthyroidism....
Storage and disposal of Norad 1 MG/ML
- Store at 20° C to 25°C away from direct heat and sunlight.
- Store in the original carton until administration to protect from light.
- Discard the unused portion.
Dosage of Norad 1 MG/ML
Overdose may result in severe hypertension, high heart rate (reflex bradycardia), increase in peripheral resistance and decreased cardiac output. In addition, headache, pallor, intense sweating and vomiting can be seen in overdosing. Immediate medical attention is needed for the same....
Missed a Dose
A missed dose is unlikely as it will be administered by a doctor in a hospitalised patient who is continuously being monitored.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is Norad injection safe to use for hypotension?
A: Yes, Norad injection is safe and effective for treating hypotension.
Q: Can we use Norad injection with furosemide?
A: When given along with furosemide, Norad injection may cause a drop in serum potassium levels. Tell your doctor if you are on furosemide.
Q: Is Norad injection safe for diabetic patients?
A: Norad injection should be used cautiously in diabetic patients with monitoring and only when advised by a doctor.
Q: What should I tell my doctor before initiating treatment with Norad Injection?
A: You should give a brief medical history to your doctor, about any underlying diseases such as hypertension, hyperthyroidism, or any cardiovascular disorder and about all medicines or supplements you are currently taking.
Q: Can we use Norad injection with Metformin ?
A: Norad injection and Metformin can cause an increase in the serum concentration of norepinephrine in the blood, which can cause adverse effects. Tell your doctor if you are on Metformin for diabetes.
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- LEVOPHED® (norepinephrine bitartrate) injection [Internet] Acessdata.fda.gov.2022 [cited 04 March] Available from : https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2020/007513s038lbl.pdf
- Noradrenaline (Norepinephrine) 1 mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion. (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet] .Medicines.org.uk. 2022 [cited 5 January 2022] . Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/26509#INTERACTIONS
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