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Norad 2mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Norad 2mg Injection is used to treat hypotension (low blood pressure) that may occur due to causes such as sepsis (infection). It helps to increase blood pressure by narrowing the blood vessels of the heart. It may be used to revive a patient with cardiac arrest.

Norad 2mg Injection is administered under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the medicine for you. Doctor may closely monitor your blood pressure and heart rate till you became stable. You should continue all your other medicines that are advised by the doctor for your long-term treatment even after this injection. Your doctor may advise for regular monitoring of blood pressure.

It may cause side effects like high blood pressure, headache, and insomnia (difficulty in sleeping). You must inform the doctor if you are suffering from diabetes, liver, heart or kidney disease. Also, let your doctor know about all the other medications that you are using regularly. This medicine is not usually recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding, so always consult your doctor before taking it.

Uses of Norad Injection

  • Low blood pressure

Benefits of Norad Injection

In Low blood pressure

Norad 2mg Injection is used to normalise decreased blood pressure (hypotension) which may occur all of a sudden during an operation, severe infection (sepsis) or due to an emergency condition (cardiac arrest). This medicine helps to bring back the blood pressure within normal range and therefore prevents any sudden fall or even serious complications that might have otherwise followed due to low blood pressure.

Side effects of Norad Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Norad

  • Systemic hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Headache
  • Restlessness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Palpitations
  • Tremor

How to use Norad Injection

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

How Norad Injection works

NA.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Norad 2mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Norad 2mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Norad 2mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Norad 2mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Norad 2mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Norad 2mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Norad Injection?

If you miss a dose of Norad 2mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • It is given via a drip into your veins by a doctor or healthcare professional.
  • During infusion your doctor will continuously monitor blood pressure, heart rate as well as site of infusion. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Catecholamines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Norad with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Cloud, Cata-Dict, Clonomide
MINOR

Patient Concerns

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Low blood pressure, low energy
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take ashwshila capsule 2 twice daily with milk.
Suffering from low blood pressure
Dr. Khalid Basha
Physician
oh, then wht about ur heamoglobincheck it once please
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Expires on or after: January, 2021

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