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General Information on Ibopamine

Generic Name : Ibopamine

Latest prescription information about Ibopamine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Sympathomimetics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Ibopamine

International- Inopamil, Scandine, Trazyl.

Why is Ibopamine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a sympathomimetic agent, prescribed for mydriasis, and mild heart failure. It acts on alpha receptors as an agonist.

When should Ibopamine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Oral: Severe heart failure, phaeochromocytoma (tumor of adrenal gland tissue).
Ophthalmic: Angle-closure glaucoma.

What is the dosage of Ibopamine?

Adult: PO- Mild heart failure- 100-200 mg 2-3 times/day. Ophthalmic- Mydriasis- As 2% solution: Instill as directed.

How should Ibopamine be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food.
It also comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes.

What are the warnings and precautions for Ibopamine?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, over active thyroid, sugar, elderly, prostate disorders, abnormal heart rhythm, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Ibopamine?

   Heart : Palpitations, fast heart rate, abnormal heart rhythm, slow heart beat and low blood pressure.
   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, fainting, anxiety, fear, restlessness, sleeplessness, confusion, irritability, headache, weakness and psychotic symptoms.
   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing.
   Gastrointestinal : Loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting.
   Eye : Dilatation of pupil.
   Genitourinary : Difficulty in urination and urinary retention.
   Metabolic : Sweating increased salivation and increased sugar.

What are the other precautions for Ibopamine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Ibopamine?

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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