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esmolol

Pronunciation: ES moe lol

Brand: Brevibloc

What is the most important information I should know about esmolol?

Esmolol should be administered by a healthcare provider. It is typically administered in a clinical setting where a healthcare provider can monitor vital signs (blood pressure, heart rates) and where an emergency situation can be handled properly.

Other drugs can interact with esmolol resulting in dangerous side effects and/or decreased effectiveness. Tell your doctor about any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, you are taking.

Esmolol use has been associated with low blood pressure and other serious side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have questions regarding the potential side effects associated with esmolol use.

What is esmolol?

Esmolol is a beta 1-selective (cardioselective) adrenergic receptor blocking agent.

Esmolol is used for the rapid control of ventricular rate.

Esmolol may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using esmolol?

Tell your doctor about all prescription or over-the-counter medicines including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products that your are taking.

Multum nopreg

Esmolol is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether esmolol will be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.

Multum nobrfeed

Do not use esmolol without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I use esmolol?

Esmolol should be administered by a healthcare provider. It is typically administered in a clinical setting where a healthcare provider can monitor vital signs (blood pressure, heart rates) and where an emergency situation can be handled properly.

Your healthcare provider will store esmolol as directed by the manufacturer.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Since the medication will be administered by a healthcare provider, missing a dose should not occur.

What happens if I overdose?

Esmolol is typically administered by a healthcare provider in a clinical setting where an emergency situation or overdose can be handled properly.

What should I avoid while using esmolol?

Other drugs can interact with esmolol resulting in dangerous side effects and/or decreased effectiveness. Tell your doctor about any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, you are taking.

What are the possible side effects of esmolol?

Esmolol use has been associated with low blood pressure and other serious side effects.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect esmolol?

Other drugs can interact with esmolol resulting in dangerous side effects and/or decreased effectiveness. Tell your doctor about any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, you are taking.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist has additional information about esmolol written for health professionals that you may read.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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