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Doses of PRIMACOR may produce hypotension because of its vasodilator effect. If this occurs, administration of PRIMACOR should be reduced or temporarily discontinued until the patient's condition stabilizes. No specific antidote is known, but general measures for circulatory support should be taken.
PRIMACOR is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to it.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/2/2008
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