Bretylium tosylate – injection: Side effects, precaution, Indication

Hospira | Bretylium tosylate – injection (Medication)

Bretylium tosylate – injection: Indications

Bretylium tosylate injection injection is an antifibrillatory and antiarrhythmic agent used to control heart rate and rhythm such as ventricular fibrillation on a short-term basis. It is also indicated in the treatment of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias, such as ventricular tachycardia, that have failed to respond to adequate doses of a first-line antiarrhythmic agent.

Bretylium tosylate – injection: Side Effects

Side effects such as dizziness, nausea, vomiting or pain or redness at the injection site may occur.

Other rare, but serious side effects include: slow or irregular heartbeat, fainting, headache, chest pain, change in amount of urine, rash, mental or mood changes, fever, sweating, or trouble breathing. Seek immediately medical care if you notice any unusual sign or symptom….

Bretylium tosylate – injection: Precaution

Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you have any type of allergies. Inform your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had any of the following conditions: kidney disease, heart disease, blocked blood vessels (aortic stenosis), lung problems.

Because it can cause dizziness and drowsiness, do not drive and use heavy machinery until you are sure you can perform this activity safely.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor’s advice….