GENERIC NAME: PHENYLEPHRINE - INJECTION (fen-ill-EFF-rin)
BRAND NAME(S): Neo-Synephrine
USES: This medication is used to maintain blood pressure in conditions where the pressure is low (e.g., shock, anesthesia). It is also used to prolong anesthesia, or to treat certain heart rhythm problems (PSVT).
HOW TO USE: This medication is given by vein (IV), into a muscle (IM) or under the skin (SC) as directed. The dilution and dose depend on the condition treated and how much fluid can be safely given. Make sure needles and any medical supplies are stored safely and disposed of properly.
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