What Are You Struggling With?

Norepinephrine (Levophed)

What is the Generic Name for Levophed?


What is the Trade Name for Norepinephrine?


What are the Indications of Norepinephrine (Levophed)?

Treatment of severe hypotension and shock

What are the Actions of Norepinephrine (Levophed)?

Increase blood pressure and cardiac output by stimulating alpha-adrenergic receptors in the blood vessels, demonstrates minor beta activity

What is the Therapeutic Class of Norepinephrine (Levophed)?


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Date Published - Aug 13, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 18, 2019

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.