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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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What is some information about dobutamine bedford 338 mg?

Dobutamine: Dobutamine is a medicine used by physicians to increase blood pressure usually in a heart that does not pump well. It may be used when a patient is in heart failure or has had a heart attack and works by helping the heart to beat stronger and faster. It is given intravenously by an infusion and has a range of doses. Sometimes it is used as a stress test in patients who cannot exercise. ...Read more

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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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What are nursing responsibilities in giving dobutamine?

What are nursing responsibilities in giving dobutamine?

Best to ask a nurse: Physician training and nurse training are very different. From a physician's perspective, i would want a nurse to monitor vital signs and cardiac telemetry. Nurses would obviously want to check on IV site, drug mixture, drug compatibility (if infusing more than one drug), etc. ...Read more

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What kind of therapy is dobutamine?

Pressor: Dobutamine is a pressor that can increase heart rate and contractility of the heart muscle. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Dobutrex (Definition)

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