Phentolamine


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Existing or history of MI, coronary insufficiency, angina, other evidence suggestive of coronary artery disease.
Special Precautions
Patient with history of CV disease; gastritis or peptic ulcer. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor blood pressure, heart rate, extravasation site; signs and symptoms of orthostasis. Evaluate cardiac status.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmias. Gastrointestinal disorders: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea. General disorders and administration site conditions: Weakness. Nervous system disorders: Dizziness. Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders: Nasal stuffiness. Vascular disorders: Acute and prolonged hypotensive episodes, orthostatic hypotension, flushing.
Potentially Fatal: MI, cerebrovascular spasm or occlusion.
CIMS Class
Other Antihypertensives
ATC Classification
V03AB36 - phentolamine ; Belongs to the class of antidotes. Used as an adjunct in the management of cocaine overdose.
C04AB01 - phentolamine ; Belongs to the class of imidazoline derivative agents. Used as peripheral vasodilators.
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