Name a medicine that increases heart rate and the force of heart contraction?

Sympathomimetics. The group name of medications that increases heart rate/contractions (chronotropic) are sympathomimetics. Of these are included caffeine, epinephrine, dopamine, Dobutamine (mostly contraction strength), and many others.

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