Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Dopamine

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Dopamine.

Class of drug

  • Endogenous catecholamine.

Uses

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Indications

Shock

  • Used to manage the hemodynamic imbalances present Shock.

Oliguric renal failure

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Oxytocic drugs

Beta-blockers (eg Propranolol)  Propranolol 

  • Dopamine may be ineffective if these drugs have recently been given.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. 

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