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Naropin SDV

Name of the Generic: Ropivacaine roe-PIV-a-kane Roe-PIV-a-kane roe-PIV-a
Names of Brands: Naropin, Naropin Polyamp, and Naropin SDV
Drug Class: Local injectable anesthetics

What is Naropin SDV?

Naropin SDV can be employed for local (in just one location) anesthesia for the treatment of a spinal block, which is often referred to as epidural. The drug can be used to provide anesthesia during a surgical procedure or C-section or to reduce pain from labor.

Naropin SDV could also be used to treat conditions not covered in this guide.

Side effects of Naropin SDV

See a doctor immediately. Get medical attention immediately if you notice symptoms that are warning signs of an allergic response, such as hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Inform your caregivers immediately. If you suffer from:

  • A serious blood issue known as methemoglobinemia is a severe blood Methemoglobinemia is characterized by gray, pale, or blue-colored skin, headaches, a rapid heart rate, shortness of breath, or feeling lightheaded or fatigued.
  • You feel anxious, agitated, confused, or anxious, or you could pass out;
  • Issues with vision or speech;
  • Ears ringing, metal taste, tingling or numbness in your mouth, or shaking;
  • Seizures;
  • Breath that is weak or shallow;
  • Low heart rate and weak pulse,
  • Rapid heart rate Gasping and feeling extremely hot.

Common adverse reactions include:

  • Feeling like you might pass out;
  • Nausea, vomiting;
  • Decreased heart rate
  • Headache;
  • Back pain;
  • Fever;
  • Pain;
  • Itching;
  • Numbness, tingling, or burning pain;
  • Fatigue, pale skin, feeling lightheaded or short of breath, cold feet and hands.

This isn't an exhaustive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Inform your family members immediately in the event of any serious side effects like difficulty speaking, confusion, vision, or hearing; ringing or numbness within your mouth; a gasp at the sensation of being hot or cold; pale, gray, or blue-colored skin; a fast heart rate; breath shortness; or feeling as if you're about to pass out.

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to use Naropin SDV if you are sensitive to it or any numbing medications of any kind.

A serious blood disorder known as methemoglobinemia can occur when you use Naropin SDV. The risk is higher in the case of diabetes-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency, heart issues, and lung issues. Your risk could be higher when you are taking certain medications, especially if the child you are with is older than six months old.

Speak to your doctor if you are ever diagnosed with:

  • A serious blood disorder called methemoglobinemia.
  • Kidney or liver disease,
  • Coronary heart disease.

It isn't known whether Naropin SDV could cause harm to an unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are expecting or planning to be pregnant.

Check with your doctor to get advice on whether it is safe to breastfeed while taking Naropin SDV.

How to Take Naropin SDV?

Naropin SDV is delivered via a needle that is placed in the lower or middle back, close to your spine. The injection will be administered in a surgical or hospital setting.

Your blood pressure, breathing level, oxygen levels, and other vital signs are closely monitored while you receive Naropin SDV.

Certain numbing drugs can cause prolonged or delayed consequences. Consult your physician if you are concerned about this risk. Consult your physician when you experience joint discomfort, stiffness, or weakness that affects any area of your body after surgery or even after a few months.

What happens If I miss a dose?

Because Naropin SDV is prescribed prior to surgery or another medical procedure, you're unlikely to be following an exact schedule for dosing.

What happens If I overdose?

Contact your healthcare providers immediately if you suspect you've been exposed to too much Naropin SDV.

What should be avoided?

Naropin SDV could cause numbness in a significant part of the body. Be careful not to cause injury until the sensation has gone completely.

Interaction with other drugs

Discuss with your doctor any other medications you take, including:

  • Other anesthetics--articaine, benzocaine, bupivacaine, lidocaine, mepivacaine, prilocaine;
  • Heart medications: nitric oxide, nitroglycerin, nitroprusside, and nitrous oxide
  • cancer medications: cyclophosphamide, flutamide, hydroxyurea, ifosfamide, and rasburicase;
  • Antibiotics—dapsone, nitrofurantoin, sulfonamides;
  • Drugs for malaria (chloroquine, primaquine);
  • Drugs for epilepsy—phenobarbital, phenytoin, valproate;
  • Other drugs—acetaminophen, metoclopramide, quinine, and sulfasalazine.

This list isn't complete, and other medications may impact Naropin SDV. This includes over-the-counter and prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal products. The interactions of all drugs are included here.