Active ingredients: noradrenaline (norepinephrine)
What it is used for
For the restoration of blood pressure in certain acute hypotensive states (e.g. phaeochromocytomectomy, sympathectomy, poliomyelitis, spinal anaesthesia, myocardial infarction, septicaemia, blood transfusion and drug reactions). ,As an adjunct in the treatment of cardiac arrest. To restore and maintain an adequate blood pressure after an effective heartbeat and ventilation have been established by other means.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems