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

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What is this Medicine?

FENOLDOPAM is a vasodilator that relaxes blood vessels. It is used to reduce blood pressure in a hypertensive (high blood pressure) emergency, and during or after surgery. This medicine is not for long-term use.

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Fenoldopam Mesylate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 007813005
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertensive Emergency, Hypertensive Urgency

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Postoperative Hypertension

Storage Information
Store between 36 to 86 degrees F
Fenoldopam Mesylate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Fenoldopam Mesylate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection

Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Attack Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High White Blood Cells Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Failure Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
0.5-5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
ST-T Wave Changes Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Flushing Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Nervousness Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Diaphoresis Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Constipation Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
4.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*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 Fenoldopam Mesylate 10mg/ml 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.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Fenoldopam Mesylate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection(Fenoldopam Mesylate)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Fenoldopam Mesylate)
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 B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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