Dopamine

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  1. class
    adernergic agonist, inotrope,vassopressor
  2. action
    stimulates alpha and beta adrenergic receptors
  3. Indication
    Hypotension and decreased cardiac output, symptomatic bradycardia unsresponsice to atropine
  4. Contraindications
    VF,Vtach, or other ventricular arrhythmias

    Correct any hypovolemia before giving dopamine
  5. adverse effects
    tachycardia, arrhthmias, tissue necrosis, hypertension, angina, dyspena
  6. Dose adult
    2-20mcg/kg/min iv infusion
  7. Dose pedi
    2-20 mcg/kg/min iv infusion
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Dopamine
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2011-08-01 20:46:42
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