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Dobutamine

Also known as Dobutrex

Dobutamine is a sympathomimetic drug used in the treatment of heart failure and cardiogenic shock. Its primary mechanism is direct stimulation of β1 receptors of the sympathetic nervous system. Dobutamine was developed by a laboratory led by Drs. Ronald Tuttle and Jack Mills at Eli Lilly and Company, as a structural analogue of isoprenaline.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed dobutamine to treat heart failure, shortness of breath, dizziness, and rabies.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take dobutamine if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions


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