DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable)


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DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable) Drug and Prescription Information

DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable)

DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable) Medication Classification

DOBUTAMINE (Injection)

DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable) Brandname

DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable) is used for the Treatment

Dobutamine (doe-BYOO-ta-meen) Treats heart failure and helps the heart pump blood.

When To Not Use DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to dobutamine or to sulfites.

How Should You Use DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable)

Injectable

  • This is a very strong medicine. Make sure you understand why your doctor has ordered it for you and what the possible risks and benefits of the treatment are.
  • An IV is medicine that is put directly into your body through one of your veins.
  • Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose. Use this medicine exactly as your doctor has ordered.
  • This medicine should be given by a person who is trained to give IV medicine, such as a nurse. Sometimes you, a family member, or a friend can be taught to give your medicine.
  • Dobutamine is sometimes given very slowly. You may need to have the IV attached for several hours or days.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Your doctor will decide how often this medicine should be given. Ask your doctor for instructions on what to do if you miss a dose.

Proper DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable) Storage

Store DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also taking a beta-blocker (Tenormin®, Lopressor®, Corgard®, Inderal®), an MAO inhibitor (Nardil®, Eldepryl®, Parnate®), guanethidine (Esimil®, Ismelin®), or insulin.

DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.

DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat
  • Chest pain
  • Trouble breathing, hives, or severe rash
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Headache
  • Nausea, upset stomach

DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable) Ratings

Overall Rating:

3.5***~

 

(based on 3 reviews)

Effectiveness:

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Ease of Use:

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DOBUTAMINE (Injection) (Injectable)
3.5

Effectiveness: *****

Ease of Use: ***

Overall Satisfaction: **

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Brenda, Brenda - 01/10/2014

I am starting a new cycle of Secretagogue-One. It was very seusccsful for me 6 years ago. I take DHEA a couple of times per year. Can these two work together? will they offset each other in any way? Thank you. Angelo