Noradrenaline Abcur – Noradrenaline uses, dose and side effects


1 mg / ml concentrate for solution for infusion

What Noradrenaline Abcur is and what it is used for

Noradrenaline Abcur is used in emergency care in conditions that require an immediate increase in blood pressure to normal levels, as noradrenaline acts as a vasoconstrictor.

What you need to know before you use Noradrenaline Abcur

Do not use Noradrenaline Abcur

  • if you are allergic to norepinephrine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).

Warnings and cautions

Talk to your doctor or nurse before using Noradrenaline Abcur if you

  • treated or recently discontinued treatment with antidepressants ( MAO inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants )
  • treated with drugs for Parkinson’s disease
  • have heart problems
  • have diabetes
  • have hyperthyroidism
  • are older, as older people may be extra sensitive to norepinephrine .

Other medicines and Noradrenaline Abcur

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medicines, especially

  • MAO inhibitors , which are used to treat depression or Parkinson’s disease
  • Certain types of anesthetics, along with norepinephrine , can cause severe heart rhythm disturbances
  • some medicines may increase the effect of norepinephrine (methyldopa, tricyclic antidepressants )
  • concomitant treatment with maprotiline (for depression) and digoxin (for heart disease) may require dose adjustment.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

Noradrenaline can affect the heart rhythm of the fetus and has an astringent effect on the uterus.

Driving and using machines

This medicine is used in emergencies when the patient is not using machines or in front of vehicles.

Noradrenaline Abcur contains sodium

This medicine contains less than 1 mmol (23 mg) sodium per ml, ie essentially ‘sodium-free’.

How to use Noradrenaline Abcur

Noradrenaline Abcur is only used in connection with emergency medical care and is given to you by medical staff.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or nurse.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Has been reported (occurs in an unknown number of users)

  • high blood pressure
  • decreased heart rate , heart problems
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • respiratory distress
  • necrosis
  • local problems at the injection site

How to store Noradrenaline Abcur

Keep out of sight and reach of children.

Do not store above 25 ° C. Do not freeze.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after EXP. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month.

The drug should not be disposed of via wastewater. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

Contents of the pack and other information

Content declaration

  • The active substance is noradrenaline as noradrenaline tartrate. 1 ml of concentrate contains noradrenaline tartrate corresponding to 1 mg noradrenaline .
  • The other ingredients are sodium chloride and water for injections.

What the medicine looks like and contents of the pack

Clear, uncolored solution.

1 ml in clear glass ampoules (type I): packs of 10, 20, 50, or 100 ampoules.

2 ml in clear glass ampoules (type I): packs of 10, 20, 50, or 100 ampoules.

4 ml in clear glass ampoules (type I): packs of 10, 20, 50, or 100 ampoules.

5 ml in clear glass ampoules (type I): packs of 10, 20, 50, or 100 ampoules.

8 ml in clear glass ampoules (type I): packs of 10, 20, 50, or 100 ampoules.

10 ml in clear glass ampoules (type I): packs of 10, 20, 50, or 100 ampoules.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing Authorization Holder and Manufacturer

Marketing Authorisation Holder:

Abcur AB

Box 1452

251 14 Helsingborg


Renaudin Laboratories

ZA Errobi

F-64 250 Itxassou


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