Isoproterenol (Isuprel)

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Isoproterenol (Isuprel)
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Isoproterenol (Isuprel)
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  1. Class
    Sympathetic agonist
  2. Description
    Isoproternol is a synthetic catecholamine. Acts primarily on beta adrenergic receptors
  3. Mechanism of Action

    Potent synthetic catecholamine that increases heart rate in bradycardias that are refractory to atropine. Increase cardiac contractile force, bronchodilation.

  4. Onset of Action:
    • Onset: Immediate

    • Peak: <1 min

    • Duration: Varies

    • Half Life: <1.5 min

  5. Indications
    Bradycardias refractory to atropine
  6. Contraindications
    Should not be used to increase blood pressure in cardiogenic shock
  7. Precautions
    Ventricular irritability, can be deactivated by alkaline solutions, used with caution after recent MI, external pacing should be used instead if available.
  8. Side Effects

    Headache, palpitation, tachydysrthythmias, tremors

  9. Adult Dose
    1mg placed in 500ml of D5W infused at 2 -10 ug/min and titrated to desired effects or PVC’s occur
  10. Pedi Dose
    0.1 ug/kg/min
  11. Max Dose
    10ug
  12. Routes of Administration
    IV/IO
  13. How Supplied
    Vials

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