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Brevibloc Patient Information including How Should I Take
In this Article
- What is esmolol (Brevibloc)?
- What are the possible side effects of esmolol (Brevibloc)?
- What is the most important information I should know about esmolol (Brevibloc)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using esmolol (Brevibloc)?
- How should I use esmolol (Brevibloc)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Brevibloc)?
- What happens if I overdose (Brevibloc)?
- What should I avoid while using esmolol (Brevibloc)?
- What other drugs will affect esmolol (Brevibloc)?
- Where can I get more information?
What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using esmolol (Brevibloc)?
Tell your doctor about all prescription or over-the-counter medicines including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products that your are taking.
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.
How should I use esmolol (Brevibloc)?
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.
Additional Brevibloc Information
- Brevibloc Drug Interactions Center: esmolol iv
- Brevibloc Side Effects Center
- Brevibloc FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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