Information about Amrinone
Amrinone is used in the treatment of Heart failure.
How Amrinone works
Amrinone is a vasodilator. It increases the level of a chemical messenger (cAMP), which helps the smooth muscles to relax. Thus, dilates the blood vessels to a better blood flow in to the heart. It also promotes the heart’s contractile ability to pump more blood.
Common side effects of Amrinone
Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats), Low blood platelets, Nausea, Decreased blood pressure
Expert advice for Amrinone
- If mild burning or pain at the injection site bothers you consult with your doctor.
- It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.