What is Natrecor used for?
Natrecor is used to treat patients with congestive heart failure who have shortness of breath at rest or with
a small amount of activity. Natrecor has not been studied in children.
should not be treated with Natrecor?Natrecor should not be given as the main treatment for patients with:
- shock due to abnormal heart function
- systolic blood pressure less than 90 mm Hg
Do not use Natrecor if you are allergic to nesiritide or to any of the other ingredients in
What should I tell my health
Tell your health care provider if you:
- have kidney problems
- are trying to become pregnant, are already pregnant, or are breast-feeding
Tell your doctor about all the medicines that you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take a certain blood pressure medicine called an ACE inhibitor.
What are some possible side effects of Natrecor? (This is NOT
a complete list of side effects reported with Natrecor. Your health care provider can
discuss with you a more complete list of side effects.)
The most common side effect with Natrecor is low blood pressure.
For more detailed information about
Natrecor, ask your health care provider or pharmacist.