Disease Information for Methoxamine (Vasoxyl) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Brief Blood pressure increase/sign:
High blood pressure/sign
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Angina worse
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Alpha-Adrenergic toxidrome/syndrome
Angina, unstable/crescendo/intermediate syndrome
Cerebral hemorrhage
Cerebral vascular accident
Coronary ischemia
Hypertension
Ischemia, cardiac
Myocardial infarction, acute
Sinus bradycardia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Alpha-adrenergic agonist/effect
DRUG/Pressor (antishock) medication (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Myocardial Ischemia Non-Arteriosclerosis
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/ Hypertension/slow heart rate
Synonyms
Synonym
Benzenemethanol alpha (1 aminoethyl) 2 5 dimethoxy, Methoxamedrin, methoxamine, Methoxamine (product), Methoxamine (substance), METHOXAMINE PREPARATION, Brand name/Vasoxyl (Methoxamine)
Definition

a pressor drug; much more alpha adrenergic effect than beta so increases blood pressure and vasospasm but not heart rate; ICU medication; used for conversion on paroxysmal atrial tachycardia; beware hypertension crisis; parenteral preparation

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