Contraindications: Epilepsy or other convulsive disorders, cerebral oedema, cerebrovascular accident, head injury, acute severe asthma, physical obstruction of the airway, severe hypertension, ischaemic heart disease, hyperthyroidism, pheochromocytoma.
Special Precautions: Less severe degrees of hypertension, impaired cardiac reserve; liver dysfunction.
Adverse Drug Reactions: Dyspnoea, resp problems; muscular, GI, CNS and CV effects.
Drug Interactions: Anaesthetics, sympathomimetics, MAOIs, neuromuscular blockers.
Mechanism of Action: Description: Dimefline is a central and resp stimulant with a brief duration of action. It acts by stimulation of peripheral chemoreceptors and central resp centers.
Therapeutic Category: Respiratory Stimulants

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