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norepinephrine bitartrate-injection, Levophed

GENERIC NAME: NOREPINEPHRINE BITARTRATE - INJECTION (nor-ep-in-EFF-rin)

BRAND NAME(S): Levophed

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USES: This medication is used for short-term control of low blood pressure.

HOW TO USE: This medication is diluted in liquid and given continuously into a large vein (IV infusion), as directed by the doctor. Dosage is based on the patient's condition and response to treatment. Follow all instructions for proper dilution with the correct IV fluids. Consult the pharmacist. This medication should be checked visually for particles or discoloration before use. Do not use the liquid if it is pale pink, darker than pale yellow or if it contains particles.




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