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Norepinephrine Injection

For low blood pressure.

Brand Name(s): Levophed

Generic Name: Norepinephrine


This medicine is given as an IV injection into a vein.


Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • headaches
  • high blood pressure
  • pain, redness, swelling near injection
  • nervousness

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • chest pain
  • severe or persistent headache
  • fast, irregular, or slow heartbeat
  • pale or blue skin, lips or fingernails
  • shortness of breath
  • sweating
  • vomiting

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.