Cardiac complications of anaesthesia during labour or delivery ICD11 code: JB0C.2
For use in spinal anaesthesia during delivery, to prevent hypotension.
Parenteral > Locoregional injections > Spinal anaesthesia: 30 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (ephedrine hydrochloride)
EML status history
Adolescents and adults
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Ephedrine, for use in spinal anaesthesia to prevent hypotension during delivery, was added to the complementary list of the EML in 1997.