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Naropin

POM
Read time: 23 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 24 Jul 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Naropin 7.5 mg/ml is indicated in adults and adolescents aged above 12 years of age for:

Surgical anaesthesia:

- Epidural blocks for surgery, including Caesarean section.

- Major nerve blocks.

- Field blocks.

Naropin 10 mg/ml is indicated in adults and adolescents aged above 12 years of age for:

Surgical anaesthesia:

- Epidural blocks for surgery.

Naropin 2 mg/ml is indicated for acute pain management

In adults and adolescents above 12 years of age for:

- Continuous epidural infusion or intermittent bolus administration during postoperative or labour pain.

- Field blocks.

- Continuous peripheral nerve block via a continuous infusion or intermittent bolus injections, e.g. postoperative pain management.

In infants from 1 year and children up to and including 12 years of age (per- and postoperative):

- Single and continuous peripheral nerve block.

In neonates, infants and children up to and including 12 years of age for (per- and postoperative):

- Caudal epidural block.

- Continuous epidural infusion.

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