mephentermine


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mephentermine

 [mĕ-fen´ter-mēn]
a sympathomimetic administered orally, intramuscularly, or intravenously as the sulfate salt for its vasopressor effects to treat hypotensive conditions, and applied topically to the nasal mucosa as a decongestant.
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In group I and II 10% Required Mephentermine between 0-10 min in the post epidural period and 1 patient between 1120 min.
[1] Hypotension, if occurred, was treated with injection mephentermine 6 mg/dose and IV fluids 5 mL/kg until both systolic arterial pressure (SBP) and MAP increased above the threshold level.
The mean consumption of mephentermine and atropine for treatment of hypotension and bradycardia were similar and the differences were statistically not significant.
A fall in blood pressure was noticed immediately after spinal anesthesia, requiring two doses of mephentermine injection 7.5 mg each; no such fluctuations in blood pressure were noted there after.
Comparison of bolus phenylephrine, ephedrine and mephentermine for maintenance of arterial pressure during spinal anesthesia in cesarean section.
For the present study, hypotension was defined as a fall in systolic blood pressure of more than 20% of baseline value or <100 mmHg and was treated with volume expansion and, if required, by incremental doses of mephentermine 3-6 mg.
More than 20% fall in MAP below baseline was considered as hypotension and was treated by decreasing sevoflurane and IV mephentermine 6 mg.
Hypotension was the most common side effect seen in both the groups, however, total amount of mephentermine used was significantly not different (p >0.05).
Any decrease in systolic blood pressure (SBP <100mmHg) or a drop greater than 20% from baseline value was considered as hypotension and SBP<90mmHg was treated with slow intravenous (iv) mephentermine 6mg, which was repeated after five minutes if SBP was not corrected.
Manipuri rower Bimola Dev, who finished sixth in the coxless pairs event, has been found positive for nandrolone, while Haryana hockey player Yudhvir Singh has tested positive for mephentermine, a non- specified stimulant.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Yankees Minor League pitcher Amauri Sanit has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for Mephentermine, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Mohta et al (2) recently conducted a study where they used Dixon's up-down sequential allocation to determine the 50% effective dose of mephentermine to prevent post-spinal hypotension in women undergoing elective caesarean section.