Side effect(s) of Phentolamine Mesylate

Review the side-effects of Phentolamine Mesylate as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Most Common
- Sweating, feelings of apprehension, orthostatic hypotension (sudden decline in the blood pressure when a person stands up suddenly after long hours of rest), flushing, weakness, dizziness, facial swelling, jaw and oral pain.

- Fast heart rate, abnormal heart rhythm, chest pain.

- Nasal stuffiness.

- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.

   Potentially Fatal
- Heart attack, confusion, severe or sudden headache, sudden loss of coordination, sudden slurring of speech.

Other Precautions :

Avoid using contaminated solution of this medication.

Drug Name : Phentolamine Mesylate

Phentolamine Mesylate(Rogitine) generic is a reversal anesthesia used in dental procedures for anesthetizing soft tissues (lip and tongue). It is an antihypertensive, prescribed for prevention or control of hypertension. Not recommended for children less than 6 years and weight less than 15kg (33lbs).

Trade Names for Phentolamine Mesylate

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International :

Rogitine, Phentolamine Mesylate