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Why should norepinephrine be given only by central line?

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Dr. Alexander Bankov
Anesthesiology

In brief: To avoid necrosis

of the skin and subcutaneous tissues in the event of accidental extravasation, i.
e. injection of medicine outside of the vein due to very potent vasoconstrictive effect of the drug that can lead to a prolonged spasm of the blood vessels.

In brief: To avoid necrosis

of the skin and subcutaneous tissues in the event of accidental extravasation, i.
e. injection of medicine outside of the vein due to very potent vasoconstrictive effect of the drug that can lead to a prolonged spasm of the blood vessels.
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