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phenylephrine-injection, Neo-Synephrine

GENERIC NAME: PHENYLEPHRINE - INJECTION (fen-ill-EFF-rin)

BRAND NAME(S): Neo-Synephrine

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

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).

OTHER USES: This drug may also be used for painful, prolonged erections in men (priapism).

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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