Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP Last updated on RxList: 12/13/2021
Vazculep Side Effects Center

What Is Vazculep?

Vazculep (phenylephrine hydrochloride) Injection is an alpha-1 adrenergic receptor agonist used for the treatment of clinically important hypotension resulting primarily from vasodilation in the setting of anesthesia.

What Are Side Effects for Vazculep?

Common side effects of Vazculep include:

Dosage for Vazculep

The recommended initial dose for the treatment of hypotension during anesthesia is 40 to 100 mcg administered intravenously.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Vazculep?

Vazculep may interact with:

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Vazculep During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

During pregnancy, Vazculep should be used only if prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Vazculep (phenylephrine hydrochloride) Injection Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


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Adverse reactions to VAZCULEP are primarily attributable to excessive pharmacologic activity. Adverse reactions reported in published clinical studies, observational trials, and case reports of VAZCULEP are listed below by body system. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to estimate their frequency reliably or to establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

Cardiac disorders: Reflex bradycardia, lowered cardiac output, ischemia, hypertension, arrhythmias

Gastrointestinal disorders: Epigastric pain, vomiting, nausea

Nervous system disorders: Headache, blurred vision, neck pain, tremors

Vascular disorders: Hypertensive crisis Respiratory, Thoracic and

Mediastinal Disorders: Dyspnea Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Pruritis

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Vazculep (Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Injection)

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