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Is dopamine similar to dobutamine?

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
No: Hello bigflow-- no - Dopamine is very different than Dobutamine and they are used differently and for different indications -.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronen Elefant
12 years experience in Critical Care
Never: Those are serious and dangerous medications and should only be administered in an intensive care setting by a qualified physican.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience in Cardiology
Dopamine: Found a great discussion here: http://allnurses.Com/cardiac-nursing/whats-the-difference-12149.Html.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
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Low blood pressure: If the blood pressure is low in CHF , Dopamine is better at raising it.
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Dr. Ronen Elefant
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Receptors: These three medications are used to support the heart and cardiovascular system ie. blood pressure and heart rate. They are known as sympathomimetics ... Read More
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