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Levophed (Norepinephrine) - Incorrect Route of Drug Administration - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Incorrect Route of Drug Administration (1)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Levophed (Norepinephrine) where reactions include incorrect route of drug administration. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Levophed side effects in 63 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-10-27

Patient: 63 year old female, weighing 127.0 kg (279.4 pounds)

Reactions: Incorrect Route of Drug Administration, Infusion Site Extravasation, Inflammation

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dopamine HCL IN 5% Dextrose
    Indication: Bradycardia
    Start date: 2011-09-14
    End date: 2011-09-18

Levophed
    Indication: Hypotension
    Start date: 2011-09-01
    End date: 2011-09-01

Dopamine HCL IN 5% Dextrose
    Indication: Hypotension
    Start date: 2011-09-14
    End date: 2011-09-18

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