Norpace

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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Norpace purchase.


Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Norpace before taking it.

Norpace

What is Norpace

Norpace affects the way that your heart beats.
Norpace is used to treat life-threatening irregular heartbeat patterns.
Norpace may also be used for purposes not listed in Norpace guide.

Norpace side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
  • a new or a worsening irregular heartbeat pattern;
  • little or no urinating, painful or difficult urination;
  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
  • shortness of breath, swelling, rapid weight gain; or
  • low blood sugar (headache, hunger, weakness, sweating, confusion, irritability, dizziness, fast heart rate, or feeling jittery).

Serious side effects such as heart failure or kidney problems may be more likely in older adults.
Common side effects may include:
  • dry mouth, nose, or throat;
  • nausea, stomach pain, bloating;
  • constipation;
  • dry eyes, blurred vision;
  • headache, tiredness, general ill feeling; or
  • muscle pain or weakness.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)
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Norpace dosing

Usual Adult Dose for Arrhythmias:

400-800 mg/day. The recommended dose for most adults is 600 mg/day. Patients < 50 kg may be given 400 mg/day.
Immediate-release form: The dose is divided and administered every 6 hours.
Extended-release form: The dose is divided and administered every 12 hours.
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Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Norpace medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
100 mg84 $46.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
150 mg84 $58.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
100 mgcr90 $208.37USA
150 mg100 $61.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
RPG Life Sciences Ltd
150 mg10 Capsule$1.28India


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry

Norpace - Frequently asked Questions

Can Norpace be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

Who should not take Norpace?

You should not use Norpace if you are allergic to it, or if you have:

  • long QT syndrome; or

  • a serious heart condition such as "AV block" (unless you have a pacemaker).

Do not use Norpace to treat any heart rhythm disorder that has not been checked and diagnosed by your doctor.

To make sure Norpace is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:

  • other heart rhythm disorders ("sick sinus syndrome", bundle branch block, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome);

  • congestive heart failure, or if you have recently had a heart attack;

  • low blood pressure;

  • low potassium levels in your blood (hypokalemia);

  • low blood sugar, or diabetes;

  • liver or kidney disease;

  • enlarged prostate, bladder obstruction or other urination problems;

  • glaucoma;

  • myasthenia gravis; or

  • if you are malnourished.

FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether Norpace will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medicine.

Norpace can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while using this medicine.

What other drugs will affect Norpace?

Many drugs can interact with Norpace. Not all possible interactions are listed here. Tell your doctor about all your medications and any you start or stop using, especially:

  • ketoconazole;

  • an antibiotic--clarithromycin, erythromycin; or

  • other heart rhythm medicines--encainide, flecainide, propranolol, propafenone, quinidine.

This list is not complete and many other drugs can interact with Norpace. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Give a list of all your medicines to any healthcare provider who treats you.

How should I take Norpace?

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Your doctor may want to give your first dose of this medicine in a hospital or clinic setting to quickly treat any serious side effects that occur.

Do not crush, chew, break, or open an extended-release capsule. Swallow it whole.

Your heart function may need to be checked using an electrocardiograph or ECG.

Do not skip doses or change your dosing schedule without your doctor's advice. Sudden changes in the way you take Norpace can make your condition worse.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Can Norpace be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Norpace be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Information checked by Dr. Shikha Narang, MD Pharmacology