1 ml ampoule *5/ box ;1 ml ampoule *50/ box ;
Uses of Phentolamine:
It is used during a test for pheochromocytoma.
It is used to treat high blood pressure due to pheochromocytoma.
It is used to treat skin problems from some drugs.
It is used to reverse the effects of some drugs.
It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Phentolamine?
If you have an allergy to phentolamine or any other part of phentolamine.
If you are allergic to phentolamine; any part of phentolamine; or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
If you have ever had any of these health problems: Chest pain or pressure, diseased arteries in the heart, or heart attack.
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with phentolamine.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take phentolamine with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Phentolamine?
For all uses of phentolamine:
Tell all of your health care providers that you take phentolamine. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
Heart attack and blood vessel problems in the brain have happened after phentolamine was given. Most of the time, this happened in people with low blood pressure. Talk with the doctor.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using phentolamine while you are pregnant.
Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
Do not eat or drink while your mouth feels numb.