Medicine Overview of Dobutrex Injection
Uses of Dobutrex Injection
Dobutrex 250mg Injection is used in the treatment of heart failure.
Side effects of Dobutrex 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 Dobutrex Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Dobutrex Injection works
Dobutrex 250mg injection makes the heart pump blood with more strength and force, therefore, increasing the blood pressure.
In Depth Information on Dobutrex Injection
Expert advice for Dobutrex 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 Dobutrex 250mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Dobutrex 250mg 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.
Dobutrex 250mg 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.
Dobutrex 250mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients+more
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dobutrex 250mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Dobutre+more
x 250mg 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 Dobutrex 250mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Dobutamine
Yes, Dobutrex is a vasopressor (agent that causes vasoconstriction of the blood vessels)
No, Dobutrex is a beta agonist, not a beta blocker
Yes, Dobutrex is an inotrope
Yes, Dobutrex is a catecholamin
Dobutrex has got both vasoconstrictor and vasodilator properties. The net effect depends on the tone of blood vessels and the disease condition
Yes, Dobutrex 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 Dobutrex
No, Dobutrex does not have effects on afterload or preload
Yes, Dobutrex is known to increase stoke volume
Yes, Dobutrex may cause fluctuations in blood pressure
Yes, Dobutrex is known to cause an increase in urine output.
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