Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Phenoxybenzamine

Synonym(s): Dibenyline

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Phenoxybenzamine.

Class of drug

  • Non-selective alpha-adrenergic receptor antagonist.

Uses

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Indications

  • Treatment of reflex dyssynergia in small animals.
  • Severe hypertension in animals with pheochromocytoma Pheochromocytomas prior to surgery (in conjunction with a beta-blocker).

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Beta-blockers and diuretics

  • There is an increased risk of a first-dose hypotensive effect with beta-blockers and diuretics.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Ramsey I (2017) BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. 9th edn.
  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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