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norepinephrine (cont.)

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What happens if I miss a dose (Levophed Bitartrate)?

Since norepinephrine is usually given as needed in a hospital or emergency setting, it is not likely that you will miss a dose.

What happens if I overdose (Levophed Bitartrate)?

Symptoms of a norepinephrine overdose may include slow heart rate, severe headache, blurred vision, trouble concentrating, increased sensitivity to light, stabbing chest or back pain, pale skin, sweating, vomiting, or seizure (convulsions).

What should I avoid while receiving norepinephrine (Levophed Bitartrate)?

Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions in food, beverages, activities, or other medications after treatment with norepinephrine.

What other drugs will affect norepinephrine (Levophed Bitartrate)?

Before receiving norepinephrine, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:

If you are using any of these drugs, you may not be able to receive norepinephrine, or you may need dosage adjustments or special tests during treatment.

There may be other drugs not listed that can affect norepinephrine. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

Your doctor or pharmacist has information about norepinephrine written for health professionals that you may read.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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