Medicine Overview of Milrineon Injection
Uses of Milrineon Injection
Milrineon 10mg Injection is used in the treatment of heart failure.
Side effects of Milrineon Injection
Atrial arrhythmias (altered heart rate), Arterial hypotension (low blood pressure), Headache.
How to use Milrineon Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Milrineon Injection works
Milrineon 10mg injection makes the heart pump blood with more strength and force, therefore, increasing the blood pressure.
In Depth Information on Milrineon Injection
Expert advice for Milrineon Injection
- Tell your doctor if you have a history of kidney problems, low potassium levels (hypokalemia), low blood pressure (hypotension), irregular heartbeat, heart valve disorders, myocardial infarction, heart attack or other heart problems.
- You may be carefully monitored for blood pressure, heart rate, clinical state, ECG, fluid balance, electrolytes and renal function (i.e. serum creatinine).
- The medicine cannot be given to children in case of an unstable heart rhythm and blood pressure.
- Tell your doctor if your child has kidney problems, is a preterm infant or has a low birth weight or if your child has a certain heart problem known as Patent Ductus Arteriosus (a connection between 2 major blood vessels (aorta and pulmonary artery) which persists though it should be closed).
- Consult your doctor if you are taking digoxin, diuretics,medications used to treat high blood pressure or chest pain (angina).
- Seek medical advice, if you see signs such as feeling dizzy, lightheaded or fainting, fat or uneven heartbeat or chest pain after administration of milrinone.
- Take precautions while using milrinone as it may decrease blood pressure (hypotension).
- Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Milrineon 10mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Milrineon 10mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Milrineon 10mg 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....
It is not known whether Milrineon 10mg Injection alters the+more
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Milrineon 10mg Injection should be used with caution in pati+more
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Milrineon 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Milrineon 10mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients+more
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Milrineon 10mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Milrinone, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Milrineon 10mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Milrinone
Q. How does Milrineon decrease preload and afterload/ does it need a central line/ does Milrineon come in pill form?
Milrineon belongs to a class of medicines called phosphodiesterase inhibitors. It inhibits the enzyme phosphodiesterase-3, which eventually increases the contractility in the heart tissue, thereby, increasing the capacity of the heart to pump blood effectively. It is given as a drip (infusion) in the vein (intravenously) preferably via a central line. It does not come in the form of pill/tablet
Q. Does Milrineon cause hypotension/ tachycardia/ increased heart rate/ increase blood pressure/ lower or decrease blood pressure?
Milrineon may lower/decrease your blood pressure (hypotension) and cause tachycardia and increased heart rate. It does not increase blood pressure.
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