Isoprenaline is used for treatment of various heart conditions including bradycardia (slow heart rate), heart block and asthma.
How it works
Isoprenaline belongs to a class of drugs called sympathomimetic agents. It acts by relaxing the blood vessels and increases the blood flow to heart and lungs thereby improving the disease condition.
Common side effects
Nervousness, Anxiety, Blurred vision, Chest pain, Shortness of breath, Excitement, Insomnia, Tachycardia
- Inform your doctor if you have any history of diabetes, thyroid disease, heart disease, ischemic heart disease (a condition in which there is narrowing of blood vessels which affects blood supply to heart) and if you are taking any medications for the same.
- You should be regularly monitored for blood pressure, heart rate, urine flow and electrocardiograph (ECG).
- Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to isoprenaline or any of its ingredients.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
Frequently asked questions
Q. Is isoprenaline addictive?
No, isoprenaline is not an addictive.