A 37-year-old member asked:
What does dobutamine specifically stimulate?
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Dr. Francis Uricchioanswered
Cardiology 40 years experience
Heart Contraction: Dobutamine makes the heart contract more strongly. It is typically used in a critically ill patients in whom the heart is not functioning well to to a previous heart attack or some other form of heart disease.
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Dr. Rick Kochanswered
Cardiology 24 years experience
Beta agonist: Stimulates increased heart rate & cardiac contractility.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014
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