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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Dobutamine Hcl. Please consult your doctor.
Dobutamine Hcl is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however... View More
Dobutamine Hcl is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the ba... View More
Dobutamine Hcl may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dobutamine Hcl is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dobutamine Hcl may not b... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Dobutamine Hcl in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Dobutamine Hcl is a medicine used for short-term treatment of cardiac decompensation (low blood pressure due to poorly functioning heart) due to disease... View More
Uses of Dobutamine Hcl
- Heart failure
- Low blood pressure
Side effects of Dobutamine Hcl
- High blood pressure
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
How to use Dobutamine Hcl
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Dobutamine Hcl works
Dobutamine Hcl is a sympathomimetic agonist. It works by activating the receptors in the heart. This makes the heart pump blood with more strength and f... View More
What if you forget to take Dobutamine Hcl?
If you miss a dose of Dobutamine Hcl, please consult your doctor.
- It is given into the vein as a drip by a healthcare professional.
- Your doctor may perform regular blood tests to monitor the level of sodium and potassium in the blood.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Heart failure, Cardiac stress test
IV Preparation Solution: Dilute 250 mg in 250 mL of compatible solution to yield final concentration of 1000 mcg/mL; not to exceed 5000 mcg/mL The r... View More
Cardiac Decompensation 0.5-1 mcg/kg/min IV continuous infusion initially, then 2-20 mcg/kg/min; not to exceed 40 mcg/kg/min Adjust according to patie... View More
Cardiac Decompensation 0.5-1 mcg/kg/min IV continuous infusion initially, then 2-20 mcg/kg/min; not to exceed 40 mcg/kg/min
Hypersensitivity; idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (IHSS).
Mode of Action
Dobutamine increases contractility and heart rate by stimulating ?-adrenergic receptors in the cardiac tissues.
Correct hypovolaemia prior to treatment. Increased risk of rapid ventricular response in patients with atrial fibrillation. Insufficient data to determi... View More
1-10% Tachyarrhythmia (10%),Hypertension (7.5%),Eosinophilic myocarditis (<7%),Premature ventricular beats (5%; dose related),Angina (1-3%),Dyspnea (1-... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: B Lactation: Unknown whether drug is excreted into breast milk; avoid use
Increased cardiac output when used with nitroprusside. Increased vasopressor effect of dobutamine when used with bretylium, guanethidine, oxytocic drugs... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More