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Naropin 7.5mg Injection

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Composition for Naropin 7.5mg Injection

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Primary uses of Naropin 7.5mg Injection

Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)
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Medicine Overview of Naropin Injection

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Uses of Naropin Injection

Naropin 7.5mg Injection is used for local anesthesia.
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Naropin Injection side effects

Common

Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Back pain, Slow heart rate, Dizziness, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Increased body temperature, Feeling of cold, Tachycardia, Vomiting.

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How to use Naropin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Naropin Injection works

Naropin 7.5mg Injection works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

In Depth Information on Naropin Injection

Expert advice for Naropin Injection

  • Inform your doctor if you have any heart, kidney or liver disease. Your doctor may monitor you closely or may need to adjust the dose of ropivacaine if you have any of these conditions.
  • Tell your doctor if you have or have family history of porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder).
  • You may be monitored for breathing, blood pressure, oxygen levels, and other vital signs during your treatment with ropivacaine.
  • Seek medical attention if you develop severe allergic reaction: red skin rash, dizziness, sneezing, difficulty breathing, nausea or vomiting, sweating, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery until the next day after you have been given ropivacaine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
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Naropin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Naropin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Naropin 7.5mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Naropin 7.5mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Naropin 7.5mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Naropin 7.5mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Naropin 7.5mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Naropin 7.5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Naropin 7.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Naropin Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Naropin 7.5mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Naropin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Ropivacaine

Naropin is supplied as a solution that is to be administered epidurally either as an injection or as an intravenous infusion. Impact of Naropin on body depends on the administration site and dose and may range between 3 to 10 hours. Talk to your doctor if you have any queries about the impact of this medicine
Naropin is not a controlled substance
Q. Is ropivacaine an isomer of bupivacaine/is it safer than bupivacaine?
Ropivacaine is a left isomer of bupivacaine. Compared to bupivacaine, ropivacaine has less toxic effects on heart and central nervous system
Naropin is an amino amide type local anesthetic
No. Naropin is neither a narcotic nor an opioid.
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