Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Cardiology and angiology
Active ingredients: Ephedrine
laboratory: Arrow Generic
Box of 10 ampoules of 1 mL
· Treatment of hypotension during general anesthesia and locoregional anesthesia performed for a surgical or obstetrical act whether spinal or epidural.
· Preventive treatment of hypotension during spinal anesthesia for a surgical or obstetrical procedure.
Dosage EPHEDRINE ARROW 30 mg / mL Solution for injection Box of 10 ampoules of 1 mL
Ephedrine should only be used by or under the responsibility of the anesthesiologist.
Intravenous infusion or IV bolus. The route of administration varies according to the state of the patient, according to weight and complementary therapies.
The dose is 3 to 6 mg, repeated as needed every 5 to 10 minutes and the dose for 24 hours should be less than 150 mg.
Lack of efficacy after 30 mg should reconsider the choice of therapy.
The route of administration is intravenous.
The dose is 0.1 to 0.2 mg / kg every 4 to 6 hours.
This medicine MUST NEVER be used in case of hypersensitivity to ephedrine.
In combination with other indirect sympathomimetics such as phenylpropanolamine, phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine, methylphenidate.
This drug is NOT RECOMMENDED for combination with halogenated volatile anesthetics, imipramine antidepressants, serotonergic-noradrenergic antidepressants, guanethidine, and the like.
Undesirable effects Ephedrine Arrow
· Risks of palpitations, hypertension, changes in primary haemostasis, nervousness, tremor, anxiety, insomnia, confusion, irritability, depression, acute urinary retention, hypersensitivity.
· Risk of angle-closure glaucoma attacks.