milrinone lactate-injection, Primacor

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GENERIC NAME: MILRINONE LACTATE - INJECTION (MILL-rih-nohn)

BRAND NAME(S): Primacor

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage | Medical Alert

USES: This medication is for the short-term treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF).

HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection into a vein. You will be monitored closely by means of regular doctor visits and routine laboratory tests to ensure the effectiveness and safety of this medication.

SIDE EFFECTS: This medication is generally well tolerated. Headache, chest pain and a slight fever have been reported as a result of this medication. If these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor promptly. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience: irregular heartbeat. An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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