"June 24, 2014 -- Scientists say they may be able to explain how ongoing stress raises the risk of having a heart attack.
They say stress triggers our bodies to make a surplus of disease-fighting white blood cells. That in turn can boost inf"...
Papaverine Injection Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is papaverine injection ?
- What are the possible side effects of papaverine injection ?
- What is the most important information I should know about papaverine injection ?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before I receive papaverine injection ?
- How is papaverine injection given ?
- What happens if I miss a dose ?
- What happens if I overdose ?
- What should I avoid while receiving papaverine injection ?
- What other drugs will affect papaverine injection ?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose ?
Since papaverine injection is given as needed by a healthcare professional, it is not likely that you will miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose ?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include weakness, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, blurred vision, sweating, warmth or redness under your skin, fast heart rate, or seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while receiving papaverine injection ?
Tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to drowsiness caused by papaverine injection.
What other drugs will affect papaverine injection ?
Before using papaverine injection, tell your doctor if you take levodopa (Larodopa, Atamet, Parcopa, Sinemet).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with papaverine injection. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about papaverine injection.
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.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Cerner Multum, Inc. ('Multum') is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. Multum information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States and therefore Multum does not warrant that uses outside of the United States are appropriate, unless specifically indicated otherwise. Multum's drug information does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients or recommend therapy. Multum's drug information is an informational resource designed to assist licensed healthcare practitioners in caring for their patients and/or to serve consumers viewing this service as a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners. The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or drug combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. Multum does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information Multum provides. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
Copyright 1996-2013 Cerner Multum, Inc. Version: 1.05. Revision date: 12/15/2010.
Your use of the content provided in this service indicates that you have read,understood and agree to the End-User License Agreement,which can be accessed by clicking on this link.
Additional Papaverine Injection Information
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.
Get the latest treatment options.