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Learn more about NORPACE CR

What is NORPACE CR?

What is NORPACE CR?

NORPACE CR is the brand name for disopyramide phosphate and is available as an oral extended-release capsule.

What dosages is NORPACE CR available in?

What dosages is NORPACE CR available in?

NORPACE CR is available as a 100 mg and 150 mg extended-release oral capsule.

What is NORPACE CR used for?

What is NORPACE CR used for?

NORPACE CR is an antiarrhythmic ans is used to treat ventricular arrhythmias (a type of irregular heart rhythm).

How does NORPACE CR work?

How does NORPACE CR work?

NORPACE CR is an antiarrhythmic. It slows down abnormal electrical activity in your heart to treat irregular heart rhythm.

How do I take NORPACE CR?

How do I take NORPACE CR?

NORPACE CR is dosed as follows:

Immediate-release capsule (Norpace brand and generic)

  • Adults: The typical dose is 150 mg by mouth every 6 hours
  • Children: Your child’s dose will be based on their age and body weight. It’s typically given by mouth every 6 hours

Extended-release capsule (Norpace CR brand)

  • Adults: The typical dose is 300 mg by mouth every 12 hours
  • Children: Ask your child’s provider if the extended-release version is right for your child

Your dose might differ if you weigh less than 110 pounds, have kidney or liver problems, or have certain specific heart problems. Your provider might adjust your dose if you experience side effects.

Is it safe for me to take NORPACE CR?

Is it safe for me to take NORPACE CR?

NORPACE CR is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. is contraindicated in the presence of cardiogenic shock, preexisting second-or third-degree AV block (if no pacemaker is present), congenital Q-T
prolongation, or known hypersensitivity to the drug.

NORPACE CR Common Side Effects

NORPACE CR Common Side Effects

Common side effects of NORPACE CR:

  • Dry mouth
  • Trouble starting to urinate or maintaining urine flow
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry nose, dry eyes, or dry throat
  • Trouble urinating Frequent or urgent urination
  • Nausea
  • Pain, bloating, or gas
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue or muscle weakness
  • Headache
  • Feeling unwell
  • Aches or pains
NORPACE CR Serious Side Effects

NORPACE CR Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with NORPACE CR. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following. Low blood pressure or abnormal heart rhythm: chest pain or discomfort, weakness, dizziness, fainting
Heart failure: shortness of breath, swelling of feet or ankles, sudden weight gain, dizziness

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on NORPACE CR

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on NORPACE CR

The following medications may interact with NORPACE CR:

  • Although specific drug interaction studies have not been done, cases of life-threatening interactions
  • have been reported for disopyramide when given with clarithromycin and erythromycin.
Who makes NORPACE CR?

Who makes NORPACE CR?

Pfizer

Is NORPACE CR safe in pregnancy?

Is NORPACE CR safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if NORPACE CR harms your unborn baby. NORPACE CR should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed. Talk to your doctor about stopping NORPACE CR if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

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