ropivacaine-injection, Naropin

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GENERIC NAME: ROPIVACAINE - INJECTION (row-PIV-uh-cane)

BRAND NAME(S): Naropin

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This medication is used to numb an area to prepare for surgery or to control pain.

HOW TO USE: This medicine is given by a spinal injection (epidural), or by injection into the affected area as directed by your doctor. Dosage is adjusted based on your condition and response to therapy. This drug product should be checked visually for particles or discoloration before use. If present, do not use the liquid. Make sure needles and medical supplies are stored safely and disposed of properly.

SIDE EFFECTS: Dizziness, nausea or vomiting may occur. If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Unlikely but report promptly: unusually slow or irregular heartbeat, fever, headache, back or chest pain, continued tingling or numbness. Very unlikely but report promptly: mental/mood changes, change in taste or speaking ability, blurred vision, inability to urinate, muscle spasms. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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