Phenoxybenzamine

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  1. Phenoxybenzamine Benefits & Uses
  2. Phenoxybenzamine Dosage & How to Take
  3. Phenoxybenzamine Side Effects
  4. Phenoxybenzamine Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Phenoxybenzamine with Other Drugs
  6. Phenoxybenzamine Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Phenoxybenzamine
  8. Phenoxybenzamine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Phenoxybenzamine Benefits & Uses

Phenoxybenzamine is used to treat the following -

  1. High Blood Pressure Primary

Phenoxybenzamine Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Phenoxybenzamine

Phenoxybenzamine

Phenoxybenzamine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Phenoxybenzamine is used -

  1. Weakness
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Nasal congestion
  4. Increased Heart Rate
  5. Fatigue Mild
  6. Dry Mouth Mild
  7. Drowsiness
  8. Headache Mild
  9. Nausea or vomiting

Phenoxybenzamine Related Warnings

Is the use of Phenoxybenzamine safe for pregnant women?

Phenoxybenzamine should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Phenoxybenzamine safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Phenoxybenzamine. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Phenoxybenzamine on the Kidneys?

Phenoxybenzamine may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Phenoxybenzamine on the Liver?

There is no research available on the side effects of Phenoxybenzamine on the liver. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

Unknown

What is the effect of Phenoxybenzamine on the Heart?

Phenoxybenzamine may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Phenoxybenzamine with Other Drugs

Phenoxybenzamine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Phenylephrine

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Pseudoephedrine

    Phenoxybenzamine Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Phenoxybenzamine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Heart Failure
    2. Shock

    Frequently asked Questions about Phenoxybenzamine

    Is this Phenoxybenzamine habit forming or addictive?

    Phenoxybenzamine is not addictive in nature.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Phenoxybenzamine as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Phenoxybenzamine is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of Phenoxybenzamine in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

    Phenoxybenzamine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Phenoxybenzamine

    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Phenoxybenzamine, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown

    Interaction between Alcohol and Phenoxybenzamine

    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Phenoxybenzamine with alcohol will be.

    Unknown
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; DibenzylineI® (phenoxybenzamine hydrochloride)
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 141
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