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Mephentine 50mg Injection

Manufacturer: Pfizer Ltd
Medicine composition: Mephentermine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Mephentine 50mg Injection is a sympathomimetic agent with mainly indirect effects on adrenergic receptors. It is mainly used to steady blood pressure levels in hypotensive states, for instance, following spinal anesthesia. Although the central stimulant effects of mephentermine are much less than those of amphetamine, its continued use may lead to amphetamine-type dependence. Some categories of Mephentine 50mg Injection are: adrenergic agents, adrenergic agonists, cardiac stimulants excl. cardiac glycosides, cardiac therapy, Phentermine, sympathomimetics, vasoconstrictor agents. Mephentine 50mg Injection is an alpha adrenergic receptor agonist, but it also works indirectly by releasing endogenous norepinephrine. Cardiac output and systolic and diastolic pressures are usually increased. A change in heart rate is variable, depending on the degree of vagal tone. Sometimes the net vascular effect may be vasodilation. Large doses may depress the myocardium or produce effects in the central nervous system.

Some side effects include: fear, restlessness, anxiety, insomnia, tremors, confusion, irritability, and psychosis, nausea, vomiting, reduced appetite, urinary retention, dyspnea, weakness. Inform your doctor about all the medication you are on as well as all your allergies to foods and medications (herbal or homeopathic) as well as your full medical history. The effect of Mephentine 50mg Injection on pregnant women is unknown so far. Using the medicine in larger doses by pregnant women may affect the unborn baby.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.

  • Decreased Blood Pressure

  • Systemic Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

  • Anxiety

  • Insomnia (Difficulty In Sleeping)

  • Cns Stimulation

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Mephentine 30mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Mephentermine, please consult your doctor.

Mephentine 50mg Injection The drug is used to regulate blood pressure. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor agonist. It also works by producing endogenous norepinephrine. The drug can result in vasodilation. It might also work by suppressing the myocardium.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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