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Dopamine

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

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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