Phentolamine Mesylate

Phentolamine Mesylate

It is a short acting α blockers. By blocking α1 receptors it produces vasodilation. Primary use of Phentolamine is in hypertensive emergencies. Inhibition of α2 receptors can increase sympathetic tone.

Indications: 

Pheochromocytoma, extravasation of non adrenaline or dopamine causing hypertensive episode

Side Effects: 

Hypotension, Diziness, tachycardia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, nasal cogestation, chest pain, arrhythmias

Dosage forms:

Phentolmine mesylate 10 mg injections

Combinations of Phentolmine:

Brand Names:

  • Fentanor (Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.) 
  • Fentosol (Shree Ganesh Pharmaceuticals) 
  • Phentosol (Shree Ganesh Rubber & Chemicals Co)
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