Medicine Overview of Dotamin Injection
Dotamin 250 mg Injection is used in the treatment of heart failure
Side Effects of Dotamin are Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), High blood pressure.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Dotamin 250 mg Injection is a sympathomimetic agonist. It works by activating the receptors in the heart. This makes the heart pump blood with more strength and force and increases its pumping capacity in conditions such as heart failure.
In Depth Information on Dotamin 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.
Dotamin Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Dotamin 250 mg 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.
Dotamin 250 mg 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.
Dotamin 250 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dotamin 250 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Dotamin 250 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Dotamin 250 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Dotamin Injection
Q. Is Dotamin a pressor/ vasopressor?
Yes, Dotamin is a vasopressor (agent that causes vasoconstriction of the blood vessels)
Q. Is Dotamin a beta blocker?
No, Dotamin is a beta agonist, not a beta blocker
Q. Is Dotamin an inotrope/ positive inotrope?
Yes, Dotamin is an inotrope
Q. Is Dotamin a catecholamine?
Yes, Dotamin is a catecholamin
Q. Is Dotamin a vasodilator?
Dotamin has got both vasoconstrictor and vasodilator properties. The net effect depends on the tone of blood vessels and the disease condition
Q. Is Dotamin a vesicant?
Yes, Dotamin 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
Q. Does Dotamin increase heart rate/ tachycardia?
Yes, increase in heart rate also known as tachycardia is a common side effect of Dotamin
Q. Does Dotamin decrease afterload/ preload?
No, Dotamin does not have effects on afterload or preload
Q. Does Dotamin increased stroke volume?
Yes, Dotamin is known to increase stoke volume
Q. Does Dotamin cause an increase/decrease in blood pressure?
Yes, Dotamin may cause fluctuations in blood pressure
Q. Does Dotamin increase urine output?
Yes, Dotamin is known to cause an increase in urine output.
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