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Phenpres 10mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Phenpres 10mg Injection is used to treat hypotension (low blood pressure) which occurs during anesthesia or due to any medicine. It helps to maintain normal level of blood pressure.

Phenpres 10mg Injection is given under the supervision of healthcare professionals. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose and duration depends on the seriousness of your condition. You should have your injections at the same time each day to get the most benefit and you should keep on taking this medicine for as long as you are prescribed it, even if your symptoms quickly improve. If you stop taking it too early the infection may return or worsen.

Common side effects of this medicine include nausea and vomiting, and headache. Consult with your doctor if any of these side effects persist and do not go away with time. Before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know of all the other medicines you are taking, have any heart, liver, or kidney disease. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Phenpres Injection

Side effects of Phenpres Injection

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Vomiting
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.

How to use Phenpres Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Phenpres Injection works

Phenpres 10mg Injection is an blood-pressure increasing medication. It works on the receptors on blood vessels and causes them to contract and narrow. This raises the low blood pressure.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Phenpres 10mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Phenpres 10mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Phenpres 10mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Phenpres 10mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Phenpres 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Phenpres 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advised for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Phenpres 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Phenpres 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Phenpres Injection?

If you miss a dose of Phenpres 10mg Injection, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Oral phenylephrine should be taken with food
  • Phenylephrine can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime
  • Do not use this medicine without doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • Smoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Phenpres with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Phenpres an antibiotic/a stimulant/an NSAID/ does Phenpres work/ does Phenpres makes your nose run/ does Phenpres has aspirin in it?

Phenpres is not an antibiotic, stimulant, NSAID, but a decongestant and is used to relieve blocked nose. Phenpres works for most of the patients if taken as recommended. It does not have aspirin in it

Q. Can i take phenylephrine with ibuprofen/pseudoephedrine/citalopram/Nyquil/ acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ Zyrtec/ Flonase/ Advil?

Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor’s advice before taking any medicine with phenylephrine

Q. Can i take Phenpres with high blood pressure?

Do not take Phenpres with high blood pressure

Q. Is Phenpres the same as Sudafed?

No, Phenpres is not same as Sudafed which contains pseudoephedrine.

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