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General Information on Fenoldopam Mesylate

Generic Name : Fenoldopam Mesylate

Pronunciation : feh-NAHL-doe-pam MEH-sih-LATE

Latest prescription information about Fenoldopam Mesylate. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y52.5 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Hypertensives

Trade Names/Brand Names of Fenoldopam Mesylate

International- Corlopam.

Why is Fenoldopam Mesylate Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a dopamine receptor agonist, prescribed for severe hypertension. 

When should Fenoldopam Mesylate not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Fenoldopam Mesylate?

IV- The recommended lower initial dose is 0.03 to 0.1 mcg/kg/min. it may be titrated if needed.

How should Fenoldopam Mesylate be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

What are the warnings and precautions for Fenoldopam Mesylate?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver impairment, heart disease, decrease in potassium level, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Fenoldopam Mesylate?

   Heart : Low blood pressure, chest pain, slow heart rate, heart failure, heart attack and palpitations.
   Central Nervous System : Headache and fever.
   Skin : Flushing.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea.
   Genitourinary : Decreased urination.
   Blood : Bleeding, increase in white blood cells.
   Metabolic : Elevated BUN, LDH, serum glucose, and transaminase levels.
   Musculoskeletal : Limb cramp.
   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing, upper respiratory disorder.

What are the other precautions for Fenoldopam Mesylate?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Fenoldopam Mesylate?

Store at 2 to 30C.

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aneeta-datey, India

is it available in india for adult hypertensive emegencies?

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