Isoxsuprine (Oral Route, Injection Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Isoxsuprine belongs to the group of medicines called vasodilators. Vasodilators increase the size of blood vessels. Isoxsuprine is used to treat problems resulting from poor blood circulation.
It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Isoxsuprine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
Although this use is not included in U.S. product labeling, isoxsuprine is used in certain women to stop premature labor.
In addition to the above information, the following information applies when this medicine is used to stop premature labor:
- Before you begin treatment with this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any of the following medical problems:
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
- Overactive thyroid
- Check with your doctor immediately:
- if your contractions begin again or your water breaks.
- if you notice chest pain or shortness of breath while taking isoxsuprine.