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Last Updated: 03 May 2022

Papaverine is a vasodilator that kicks back smooth muscle mass in your blood vessels to help them expand. This decreases blood pressure and allows blood to stream more conveniently via your arteries and capillaries. Papaverine is used to deal with many problems that cause spasm of smooth muscular tissue. Papaverine may also be used for purposes not listed in this drug overview. You need to not receive papaverine if you have a severe heart disease such as "AV block. " In an emergency situation it might not be possible to tell your caretakers about your health problems. It is not understood whether papaverine will hurt unborn child. It is not known whether papaverine enters breast milk or if it might damage a nursing infant. If you are pregnant or breast feeding, in an emergency situation it might not be feasible to tell your caregivers. When injected into a vein, papaverine should be offered slowly to stop vein inflammation or opposite side effects.

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