Bretylium tosilate


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Prevention of arrhythmias in patients w/ recent MI. Concomitant use w/ digitalis glycosides, unless arrhythmia is unrelated to digitalis toxicity and resistant to other therapy.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ fixed cardiac output (e.g. severe aortic stenosis or pulmonary HTN), bradycardia. Renal impairment. Monitoring Parameters Monitor ECG, BP and renal function.
Adverse Reactions
Hypotension, dizziness, light-headedness, vertigo, transient increase in BP and heart rate, worsening of cardiac arrhythmias, nausea, vomiting; local tissue necrosis and muscle atrophy (IM).
Drug Interactions
May enhance the effects of sympathomimetics.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
C01BD02 - bretylium tosilate ; Belongs to class III antiarrhythmics.
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