Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Methoxamine

Introduction

Name

  • Methoxamine.

Class of drug

  • Sympathomimetic amine.

Uses

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Indications

Hypertension
  • To raise blood pressure in hypotensive patients with a tachycardia.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Sympathomimetic amines (eg epinephrine)
  • Cause additive effects.

  • Alpha-blocking agents
  • Negate or diminish the pressor effects of methoxamine.

  • Diuretics
  • Negate or diminish the pressor effects of methoxamine.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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