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Drug information on Dopacard (200mg/5ml) (Dopamine) from AHPL

Dopacard (200mg/5ml)

Generic : Dopamine
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Drug Name : Dopamine

Dopamine generic Dopacard (200mg/5ml) is an adrenergic and dopaminergic cardiac stimulant, prescribed for heart failure.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Dopacard (200mg/5ml) may be prescribed

Side effects of Dopacard (200mg/5ml)

   Heart : Abnormal heart rhythm, fast heart rate, chest pain, palpitations, slow heart rate, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, narrowing of the blood vessels.

   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting.

   Metabolic : Elevated BUN (blood urea nitrogen).

   Central Nervous System : Headache, anxiety.

   Skin : Piloerection (erection of the hair of the skin).

   Others : Gangrene of the extremities.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Important- This is a potent drug: It must be diluted before administration to the patient.
Adult: IV- The recommended initial dose is 1-5 mcg/kg/min, up to 5-10 mcg/kg/min according to patient's response.

How to use Dopacard (200mg/5ml)?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Dopacard (200mg/5ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with pheochromocytoma, uncorrected tachyarrhythmias or ventricular fibrillation and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Dopacard (200mg/5ml)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of thickening and hardening of arteries, Raynaud's disease, Buerger's disease, diabetic endarteritis, increase in diastolic pressure, who are taking other medications, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Monitor urine flow, cardiac output and blood pressure regularly while taking this medication.

• Blood volume should be corrected before infusion of this medication.

Other Precautions for Dopacard (200mg/5ml)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Dopacard (200mg/5ml)

Store it at controlled room temperature (15°-30°C).

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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