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Norpace 100 Capsule

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Overview

Introduction of Norpace Capsule

Norpace 100 Capsule is a medicine used to treat certain types of arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm). It restores normal heart rhythm by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart. This helps to maintain a regular and steady heartbeat. It is taken regularly at a fixed time each day. Side effects like constipation, dryness in mouth, urinary retention, and blurred vision may be seen in some patients. This medicine may also lead to worsening of heart function and low blood pressure in patients with pre-existing heart disease.

Uses of Norpace Capsule

Norpace Capsule side effects

Common
  • Abnormal heart rhythm
  • Blurred vision
  • Worsening of pre-existing glaucoma
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Urinary retention

How to use Norpace Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Norpace 100 Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Norpace Capsule works

Norpace 100 Capsule is an anti-arrhythmic medication. It works by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart to correct irregular heartbeat to a normal rhythm.

Norpace Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Norpace 100 Capsule. Taking Disopyramide with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Norpace 100 Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Norpace 100 Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Norpace 100 Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Norpace 100 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Norpace 100 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Norpace 100 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Norpace 100 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Norpace Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Norpace 100 Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or perform activities require mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not start any medicine including prescription or over-the-counter medicines without informing your doctor, as they may alter Norpace 100 Capsule levels in your body.
  • Your doctor may get blood tests done to check your sodium and potassium levels, kidney function, and lung function before starting treatment with this medicine.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor blood sugar level while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience slow or fast heart rate, chest pain, shortness of breath.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Norpace with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
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Brand(s): Diadose
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Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
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FAQs

Q. Is Norpace used to treat eczema?

Norpace is not used to treat eczema

Q. What is Norpace phosphate?

Norpace phosphate is an anti-arrhythmic drug available for oral administration in immediate-release and controlled-release capsules containing 100 mg or 150 mg of Norpace base, present as the phosphate.

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References
  1. Sampson KJ, Kass RS. Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 839.
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