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Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Cardiology and angiology
Active ingredients: Ephedrine
laboratory: Renaudin

Injectable solution
Box of 10 ampoules of 10 ml
All forms


- Treatment of hypotension during general anesthesia and locoregional anesthesia whether spinal or epidural and performed for a surgical or obstetrical procedure.
- Preventive treatment of hypotension during spinal anesthesia for a surgical or obstetrical procedure.

Dosage EPHEDRINE RENAUDIN 30 mg / 10 mL Solution for injection Box of 10 ampoules of 10 ml

- Injectable route.
- Intravenous infusion or IV bolus. The route of administration varies according to the state of the patient, according to weight and complementary therapies.
- Ephedrine should only be used by or under the responsibility of the anesthesiologist.
- Adult :
. The dose is 3 to 6 mg, repeated as needed every 5 to 10 minutes.
. The total dose should be less than 150 mg per 24 hours.
. Lack of efficacy should reconsider the choice of treatment.
- Child:
. The route of administration is intravenous.
. The dose is 0.1 to 0.2 mg / kg every 4 to 6 hours.

Against indications

This medicine MUST NEVER be used in case:
- hypersensitivity to ephedrine,
in combination with other indirect sympathomimetics such as phenylpropanolamine, phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine, methylphenidate and alpha sympathomimetics (oral and / or nasal), in combination with non-selective MAOIs. DISCONTINUED: Associations advised against : MAO-A selective (moclobemide, toloxatone); linezolid; dopamine ergot alkaloids (bromocriptine, cabergoline, lisuride, pergolide); alkaloids of the ergot of vasoconstrictor rye (dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, methylergometrine, methysergide).

Adverse effects Ephedrine Renaudin

- Risks of palpitation, hypertension, changes in primary haemostasis, nervousness, tremors, anxiety, insomnia, confusion, irritability, depression, acute urinary retention, hypersensitivity.
- Risk of crisis of closed-angle glaucoma.

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