Generic Medicine Info
CVA, recovery period (usually 3-4 weeks) after acute MI, conditions where a decrease in blood pressure may be undesirable (e.g. coronary artery disease, stroke).
Special Precautions
Patient with heart failure, CHF, cerebrovascular diseases, cerebral or coronary atherosclerosis, respiratory infections. Renal impairment. Elderly. Children. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling This drug may cause dizziness and drowsiness, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Monitoring Parameters Regularly monitor blood pressure especially after each dose adjustment; pulse, orthostatics.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Postural hypotension with dizziness, compensatory tachycardia. Eye disorders: Miosis. Gastrointestinal disorders: Gastrointestinal upset. General disorders and admininistration site conditions: Fatigue. Psychiatric disorders: Drowsiness. Reproductive system and breast disorders: Inhibition of ejaculation. Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders: Nasal congestion.
Drug Interactions
Increased hypotensive and cardiac accelerating effect with stimulators of both α- and β-receptors (e.g. epinephrine).
CIMS Class
Other Antihypertensives
ATC Classification
C04AX02 - phenoxybenzamine ; Belongs to the class of other peripheral vasodilators.
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