Dobutam 250mg Injection

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United Biotech Pvt Ltd

Composition for Dobutam 250mg Injection

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₹70.0/Injection
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Dobutam Injection

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Uses of Dobutam Injection

Dobutam 250mg Injection is used in the treatment of heart failure.
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Side effects of Dobutam Injection

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Headache, Injection site pain, Nausea, Shortness of breath, Palpitations, Chest pain, Increased white blood cell count (eosinophils), Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Arrhythmia.

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How to use Dobutam Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Dobutam Injection works

Dobutam 250mg injection makes the heart pump blood with more strength and force, therefore, increasing the blood pressure.

In Depth Information on Dobutam Injection

Expert advice for 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dobutam 250mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
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Lactation
Dobutam 250mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
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Kidney
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.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Dobutam
250mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Dobutamine, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dobutam 250mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Dobutamine

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 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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