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What is an antidote for dobutamine?

What is an antidote for dobutamine?

Beta blockers: Dobutamine speed up the heart rate through the adrenergic system. Beta-blockers would negate this effect. ...Read more

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Dr. Elazer Edelman
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Dobutamine (Definition)

Dobutamine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart ...Read more


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What is dobutamine used for in the body?

See below: Dobutamine is used when there is a poor contraction of the heart muscle either associated or not with pulmonary hypertension and low blood pressure. Dobutamine is used to increase cardiac output and muscle contractivity. ...Read more

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Is dopamine similar to dobutamine?

Yes and no: They are both catecholamines, a specific type of chemical class. In the body, there are different type of receptors in tissues which bind catechols with different effects. Dopamine and doubtamine have different affinities for different receptors and thus can have different effects. Kind of like different types of baking sugars...They are all sugars but are used for special purposes and functions. ...Read more

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Why is dobutamine given intravenously?

Why is dobutamine given intravenously?

No other form: Presently, there is no other form of Dobutamine on the market. Generally, when Dobutamine is used, one is seeking immediate action of the drug, if the drug was administered through just about any other route, it would take longer to act and the delay in action is not desirable. This of course excludes CHF patients on chronic Dobutamine pump, my first sentence is directed at them. ...Read more

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What is a duel isotope dobutamine test?

Cardiac stress Test: This is a form of cardiac stress testing where two different radioactive isotopes are used to visualize the heart muscle at rest and during stress. Dobutamine is a chemical that is used to increase your heart rate and simulate walking on the treadmill. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Dobutrex (Definition)

Dobutrex is an inotrope which is a kind of heart ...Read more