Nordrine is used to treat the low blood pressure commonly seen following spinal anesthesia. It raises blood pressure by narrowing the blood vessels of t... View More
Uses of Nordrine
Side effects of Nordrine
How to use Nordrine
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Nordrine works
Nordrine works on the blood vessels and increases the blood flow to heart and lungs, thereby improving the disease condition.
What if you forget to take Nordrine?
If you miss a dose of Nordrine, please consult your doctor.
Bronchial asthma, Hypotension, Diabetic neuropathic oedema
May be taken with or without food. IV Preparation Must be diluted before administration as an IV bolus to 5 mg/mL by withdrawing 50 mg (1 mL) dilute... View More
Oral Acute bronchospasm Adult: As ephedrine HCl: 15-60 mg tid. Max: 150 mg/day. Diabetic neuropathic oedema 30-60 mg 3 times/day. Elderly: In... View More
Oral Acute bronchospasm Child: As ephedrine HCl: 1-5 yr 15 mg tid; 6-12 yr 30 mg tid; >12 yr Same as adult dose. Parenteral Reversal of spi... View More
Hypersensitivity. Hypertension, thyrotoxicosis, BPH. Lactation.
Mode of Action
Ephedrine has both alpha- and beta-adrenergic acitivity with pronounced stimulating effects on the CNS. It increases cardiac output, induces peripheral ... View More
Ischaemic heart disease, hyperthyroidism, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, angle-closure glaucoma, renal impairment; prostatic enlargement; pregnancy, e... View More
Gastrointestinal disorders: Nausea, vomiting Cardiac disorders: Tachycardia, palpitations (thumping heart), reactive hypertension, bradycardia, ventric... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Ephedrine crosses the placenta; used at deliver for prevention and/or treatment of maternal hypotension associated with spinal anesthesia ... View More
Reduces antihypertensive effect of bethanidine and guanethidine. May increase clearance of dexamethasone. Increased incidence of adverse effects when us... View More
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