Medicine Overview of Cardiject Injection
Uses of Cardiject Injection
Cardiject 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of heart failure.
Side effects of Cardiject Injection
Headache, Injection site pain, Nausea, Shortness of breath, Palpitations, Chest pain, Increased white blood cell count (eosinophils), Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Arrhythmia.
How to use Cardiject Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Cardiject Injection works
Cardiject 50mg injection makes the heart pump blood with more strength and force, therefore, increasing the blood pressure.
In Depth Information on Cardiject Injection
Expert advice for Cardiject Injection
- Do not drive or operate machinery while on dobutamine treatment.
- Seek medical advice for correction of hypovolemia with suitable volume expanders before treatment with dobutamine hydrochloride.
- You may be monitored for ECG and blood pressure continuously during the therapy.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Cardiject 50mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cardiject 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Cardiject 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during lact+more
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Cardiject 50mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients+more
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cardiject 50mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Cardije+more
ct 50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Dobutamine, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Cardiject 50mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Dobutamine
Yes, Cardiject is a vasopressor (agent that causes vasoconstriction of the blood vessels)
No, Cardiject is a beta agonist, not a beta blocker
Yes, Cardiject is an inotrope
Yes, Cardiject is a catecholamin
Cardiject has got both vasoconstrictor and vasodilator properties. The net effect depends on the tone of blood vessels and the disease condition
Yes, Cardiject is a vesicant (it may cause tissue blistering if it leaks out of the vein)
Q. Is dobutamine the same as dopamine?
Dopamine is a natural neurotransmitter present in the body; both dopamine and dobutamine are inotropic and stimulate the beta-1 receptors of the heart
Yes, increase in heart rate also known as tachycardia is a common side effect of Cardiject
No, Cardiject does not have effects on afterload or preload
Yes, Cardiject is known to increase stoke volume
Yes, Cardiject may cause fluctuations in blood pressure
Yes, Cardiject is known to cause an increase in urine output.