Distribution: Widely distributed throughout the body but does not crosses blood brain barrier.
Metabolism: Metabolized in to inactive metabolites in liver, kidney, plasma. About 25% is metabolized in to nor- epinephrine.
Excretion: Excreted mainly through urine as metabolites.
4. Ectopic beats
7. Chest pain
8. Episodes of asthma
9. Hypersensitivity reactions
13. Widening of QRS complex
2. Ventricular or Atrial tachyarrhythmia
5. Ventricular fibrillation
2. Cold injuries
3. Diabetic endarteritis
4. Along with MAO inhibitors
5. Gradually withdraw the drug with caution
6. Hypovolemia should be corrected before therapy using suitable volume expanders
7. Do not mix the drug with sodium bicarbonate or other drugs
2. Cardiogenic Shock
3. Septic Shock
4. Shock due to trauma
5. During cardiac surgery
6. Short term management of chronic heart failure
7. Shock due to renal failure
2 to 50mcg/kg/minute as I.V. infusion. Dosage adjustment is based on patient`s response. Rate may be increased by 1 to 4mcg/kg/minute at 10 to 30minute intervals until optimum response is achieved.
Short term management of heart failure:
Starts with 0.5 to 2mcg/kg/minute as I.V. infusion. Dosage may be increase up to 3mcg/kg/minute based on patient`s response.
Children: 2 to 20 mcg/kg/minute based on patient`s response.
Home Delivery for Dopamine in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for dopamine and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for dopamine may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take dopamine only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for dopamine before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for dopamine with the pharmacy.
Dopamine is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for dopamine might be better known than dopamine itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have dopamine in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for dopamine.