Isoproterenol

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Isoproterenol
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2010-06-04 00:43:21
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Isoproterenol
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  1. Class
    Sympathimimetic
  2. Pharmacology and Actions
    Increases cardiac output by increasing the strength of cardiac contraction and increasing rate. It also reduces peripheral vascular resistance and venous return.
  3. Indications
    To increase cardiac output by increasing the heart rate in symptomatic bradycardia refractory to atropine/pacing/dopamine

    Severe Status Asthmatics
  4. Contraindications
    Cardiogenic Shock

    AMI
  5. Precautions and Side Effects
    • Chest Pain
    • Palpitation
    • Anxiety
    • Tachycardia
    • Ventricular Dysrhythmias
  6. Dosage (Adult)
    2-10mcg/min titrated to cardiac rate

    Status Athmaticus 1-2 sprays MDI

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