Prevents and controls high blood pressure during surgery of pheochromocytoma. Also used to prevent and treat skin injury due to norepinephrine injection. This medicine helps your doctor to diagnose pheochromocytoma (adrenal gland tumor) in your body. Also used to reverse the effects of an anesthetic medicine in soft tissues, such as the lips and tongue. It may be used to help quickly restore normal sensation and function in patients who have received local dental anesthesia.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are using blood pressure medicine such as atenolol, hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), lisinopril, metoprolol, quinapril, Accupril®, Cozaar®, Diovan®, Lotrel®, Norvasc®, Toprol®, or Zestril®.
Tell your doctor if you are using pain or arthritis medicine such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, Advil®, Aleve®, Ecotrin®, or Motrin®.
Tell your doctor if you are using any medicines that make you sleepy. These include sleeping pills, cold and allergy medicine, narcotic pain relievers, and sedatives.