Medicine Overview of Dobutam 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.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Dobutam 250mg Injection makes the heart pump blood with more strength and force, therefore, increasing the blood pressure.
In Depth Information on Dobutam 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.
Dobutam Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Dobutam 250mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Dobutam 250mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Dobutam 250mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dobutam 250mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Dobutam 250mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Dobutam 250mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Dobutam Injection
Yes, Dobutam is a vasopressor (agent that causes vasoconstriction of the blood vessels)
No, Dobutam is a beta agonist, not a beta blocker
Yes, Dobutam is an inotrope
Yes, Dobutam is a catecholamin
Dobutam has got both vasoconstrictor and vasodilator properties. The net effect depends on the tone of blood vessels and the disease condition
Yes, Dobutam 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 Dobutam
No, Dobutam does not have effects on afterload or preload
Yes, Dobutam is known to increase stoke volume
Yes, Dobutam may cause fluctuations in blood pressure
Yes, Dobutam is known to cause an increase in urine output.
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