cardio drugs

  1. Dobutamine (dobutrex)
    Class
    Sympathomimetic
  2. Dobutamine (dobutrex)
    Actions
    • Increasases cardiac contractility
    • Little chronotropic activity
  3. Dobutamine (dobutrex)
    Indication
    Short-term management of congestive heart failure
  4. Dobutamine (dobutrex)
    Contraindication
    Should only be used in patients with an adequate heart rate
  5. Dobutamine (dobutrex)
    Contraindication
    • Ventricular irritability
    • use with caution following myocardial infarction
    • can be deactivated by alkaline solutions
  6. Dobutamine (dobutrex)
    Side effects
    • headache
    • hypertension
    • palpitations
  7. Dobutamine (dobutrex)
    dosage
    • 2.5-20 mck/kg/min
    • method: 250 mg should be placed in 500
Author
kevinkuczma
ID
259933
Card Set
cardio drugs
Description
pam103
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