Phenoxybenzamine

Information about Phenoxybenzamine

Phenoxybenzamine uses

Phenoxybenzamine is used in the treatment of hypertension.

How phenoxybenzamine works

Phenoxybenzamine relaxes the blood vessels and lowers the blood pressure.

Common side effects of phenoxybenzamine

Weakness, Dizziness, Ejaculation disorder, Constriction of pupil, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Gastrointestinal discomfort, Nasal congestion, Increased heart rate

Available Medicine for Phenoxybenzamine

  • ₹484 to ₹1975
    Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹1768
    Molekule India Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice for Phenoxybenzamine

  • Exercise caution during treatment with phenoxybenzamine in an elderly patient.
  • Inform your doctor, if you have any heart complaints, brain arteries thickening, low blood pressure or kidney diseases.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as phenoxybenzamine may cause drowsiness or dizziness.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for Phenoxybenzamine

Phenoxybenzamine

Q. How long and quick does phenoxybenzamine take to work?
The effect of phenoxybenzamine starts in about 1 hour after an intravenous dose. Following oral administration, the action starts gradually over several hours and persists for 3-4 days following a single dose
Q. Is phenoxybenzamine an antibiotic?
No, phenoxybenzamine is not used as an antibiotic.

Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)