Sterile Dopamine Concentrate200mg/5ml
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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Sterile Dopamine Concentrate. Please consult your doctor.
Sterile Dopamine Concentrate may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effe... View More
Sterile Dopamine Concentrate is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant ... View More
Not relevant, as Sterile Dopamine Concentrate is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
There is limited information available on the use of Sterile Dopamine Concentrate in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Sterile Dopamine Concentrate in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Sterile Dopamine Concentrate is a medicine used for the treatment of low blood pressure due to heart attack, infection, heart surgery, or trauma. It is ... View More
Uses of Sterile Dopamine Concentrate
- Heart failure
- Low blood pressure
Side effects of Sterile Dopamine Concentrate
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Increased heart rate
How to use Sterile Dopamine Concentrate
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Sterile Dopamine Concentrate works
Sterile Dopamine Concentrate is a sympathomimetic agonist. It works on the receptors in the kidney, gut, brain and heart thereby relaxing the blood vess... View More
What if you forget to take Sterile Dopamine Concentrate?
If you miss a dose of Sterile Dopamine Concentrate, please consult your doctor.
- It is given into the vein as a drip by a healthcare professional.
- Regular monitoring of heartbeat, blood pressure, urine output, liver and kidney function is required while taking Sterile Dopamine Concentrate.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Shock, Acute heart failure, Hypotension
Hemodynamic Conditions Treatment of hypotension, low cardiac output, poor perfusion of vital organs; used to increase mean arterial pressure in septic ... View More
Hemodynamic Conditions Treatment of hypotension 1-5 mcg/kg/min IV, increased to 5-20 mcg/kg/min; not to exceed 50 mcg/kg/min Titrate to desired... View More
Pheochromocytoma, uncorrected tachyarrhythmias, ventricular fibrillation. Hypersensitivity.
Mode of Action
Dopamine stimulates dopaminergic receptors at lower doses producing renal and mesenteric vasodilation while at higher doses stimulate both dopaminergic ... View More
Shock secondary to MI, history of peripheral vascular disease. Correct hypovolaemia before infusion. History of occlusive vascular disease e.g, atherosc... View More
Cardiovascular: Ventricular arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation (at very high doses), ectopic beats, tachycardia, anginal pain, palpitation, cardiac conduct... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: C Lactation: Unknown whether drug is excreted into breast milk; use caution
Cyclopropane and halogenated hydrocarbon anaesthetics may sensitise myocardium to dopamine and precipitate ventricular arrhythmias. MAO inhibitors prolo... View More
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