Phenylephrine- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug Phenylephrine is Ophthalmological Preparations drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Phenylephrine is
1. Used in cough syrups
2. Hypotension
3. Mydriatic for eye conditions
4. Uveitis
5. Wide-angle glaucoma
6. Refraction
7. Ophthalmoscopic examinations
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms DROPS
Contraindications1. Hypertension
2. Pregnancy
3. Narrow-angle glaucoma
Precautions1. Coronary
2. Mesenteric
3. Peripheral vascular thrombosis
4. Prinzmetal’s variant angina
5. Hyperthyroidism
6. Diabetes Mellitus
7. Hypoxia or hypercapnia
8. Uncorrected hypovolaemia
Adverse Effects 1. Headache
2. Hypertension
3. Bradycardia
4. Arrhythmias
5. Peripheral ischaemia
Pregnancy Category C

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