What Phenylephrine Is Used For:
How Phenylephrine Works:
Who Can Take Phenylephrine:
Notify your physician and pharmacist of all other medications you are taking (prescription and over-the-counter medications, as well as herbal supplements) before taking phenylephrine to avoid drug interactions.
Who Should Not Take Phenylephrine:
Phenylephrine should not be taken by anyone who has had a previous allergic reaction to phenylephrine or a combination product containing it. Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or nursing, have thyroid or heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes. Do not take phenylephrine if you are taking an MAO inhibitor, such as Marplan or Nardil.
Medline Plus. Phenylephrine. Accessed: July 18, 2010 from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a606008.html