Noradrenaline- Drug Detail Profile

Category of Drug Noradrenaline is Anallergics and Drugs used in Anaphylaxis
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Noradrenaline is used for
1. Acute hypotension
2. Adjunct in cardiac arrest
3. Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage.
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage formsINJECTIONS 
Contraindications1. Hypertension
2. Pregnancy
3. Patients with peripheral or mesenteric
vascular thrombosis unless necessary as a
life-saving procedure.
4. During cyclopropane and halothane
Precautions Monitor BP frequently during infusion, Use
large vein for infusion to avoid skin necrosis,
Adverse Effects1. Elevation of blood pressure
2. bradycardia
3. peripheral ischemia
4. arrhythmias
6. transient headache
7. respiratory difficulty
8. extravasation necrosis at the injection site.
Pregnancy Category C

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