Information about Levosimendan

Levosimendan uses

Levosimendan is used in heart failure.

How levosimendan works

Levosimendan makes the heart pump blood with more strength and force, which increases the blood circulation throughout the body.

Common side effects of levosimendan

Decrease in blood pressure, Headache, Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Hypokalemic (decreased potassium level in blood) alkalosis, Increased heart rate, Constipation, Irregular heart rate.

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Expert advice for Levosimendan

  • You may be treated for low serum potassium levels before the treatment with levosimendan and your potassium levels will be monitored during treatment.
  • You will be constantly monitored for changes in ECG, blood pressure and heart rate, urine output for at least 3 days after the treatment or until you become stable.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Content on this page was last updated on 11 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)