Esmolol Hydrochloride Solution For Injection 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Esmolol Hydrochloride: Solution for injection (10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ESMOLOL is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to slow down a fast heart rate and reduce high blood pressure.

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Esmolol Hydrochloride 100mg/10ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 553900062
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Atrial Flutter, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT), Atrial Fibrillation, Perioperative Hypertension, Postoperative Hypertension

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Hypertensive Emergency, Hypertensive Urgency, Unstable Angina

Storage Information
Protect from freezing
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Esmolol Hydrochloride 100mg/10ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Esmolol Hydrochloride 100mg/10ml Solution for Injection

Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Pale Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid In Lungs Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Skin Necrosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tissue Death Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Block Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Wheezing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Tired Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Diaphoresis Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
20.0-50.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Esmolol Hydrochloride 100mg/10ml Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Esmolol Hydrochloride 100mg/10ml Solution for Injection(Esmolol Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Beta-blockers(Esmolol Hydrochloride)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Beta-Blockers (examples: Coreg, Metoprolol or Lopressor or Toprol, Nadolol or Corgard, Propranolol or Inderal) together without talking to your health care provider. Marijuana, Medical may decrease the effectiveness of Beta-Blockers. It is possible that Marijuana, Medical can cause high blood pressure, increased heart rate or other heart-related side effects in persons predisposed to these conditions, which may make the Beta-Blocker-type drug less effective at treating heart or blood pressure related problems.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Esmolol Hydrochloride 100mg/10ml Solution for Injection(Esmolol Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Esmolol Hydrochloride)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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