Brevibloc Warnings and Precautions
You should not take Brevibloc if you:
- Are allergic to Brevibloc, esmolol hydrochloride, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication (your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients)
- Have severe heart failure
- Have second or third degree heart block (a problem with electrical signal conduction in the heart)
- Have a very slow heart rate (bradycardia)
- Have cardiogenic shock (an emergency heart problem).
There are a number of situations in which Brevibloc should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions that may apply to you.