Fenoldopam mesylate[ (Corlopam) ] Drug Information

Contains Fenoldopam mesylate drug information and provides Fenoldopam mesylate drug indication, contraindication, special concerns, side effects, overdose management and dosage
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List of Contents:
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Special Concerns
  • Side Effects
  • Overdose Management
  • Dosage

  • Indications:
    Hypertensive emergencies.
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    Contraindications:
    Use with beta-blockers or in those with sulfite sensitivity.
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    Special Concerns:
    Use with caution during lacatation and in those with glaucoma or intraocular hypertension. Safety and efficacy have not been determined in children.
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    Side Effects:
    CV: Tachycardia, hypotension, flushing, ST-T abnormalities, postural hypotension, extrasystoles, palpitations, bradycardia, heart failure, ischemic heart disease, MI angina pectoris. Body as a whole: Headache, sweating, back pain, non-specific chest pain, pyrexia, limb cramp. CNS: Nervousness, anxiety, insomnia, dizziness. GI: N&V, abdominal pain or fullness, constipation, diarrhea. Respiratory: Nasal congestion, dyspnea, upper respiratory disorder. Hematologic: Leukocytosis, bleeding. Miscellaneous: Reaction at injection site, urinary tract infection, oliguria.
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    Overdose Management:
    No Available information
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    Drug Interactions:
    No Available information
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    Dosage:
    Constant IV infusion Hypertensive emergency.

    Rate of infusion is individualized according to body weight and to desired speed and extent of effect. See package insert for table of infusion rates. Doses range from 0.025 mcg/kg/min-0.3 mcg/kg/min for a body weight of 40 kg to 0.094 mcg/kg/min-1.13mcg/kg/min for a body weight of 150 kg.
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