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Dobutamine Information

Dobutamine Benefits & Uses

Dobutamine is used to treat the following -

  1. Heart Failure Primary

Dobutamine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Dobutamine


Dobutamine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Dobutamine is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Injection site pain
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Shortness of Breath Moderate
  5. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  6. Increased white blood cell count
  7. Increased blood pressure
  8. Increased Heart Rate
  9. Tachycardia
  10. Bronchospasm

Dobutamine Related Warnings

Is the use of Dobutamine safe for pregnant women?

There are no side effects of Dobutamine in pregnant women.


Is the use of Dobutamine safe during breastfeeding?

Dobutamine is safe for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Dobutamine on the Kidneys?

Dobutamine may have mild side effects on the kidneys.


What is the effect of Dobutamine on the Liver?

There is no research available on the side effects of Dobutamine on the liver. Therefore, its impact is unknown.


What is the effect of Dobutamine on the Heart?

Dobutamine is rarely harmful for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Dobutamine with Other Drugs

Dobutamine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Dobutamine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dobutamine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Atrial Fibrillation
  2. Allergy
  3. Asthma
  4. Arrhythmia
  5. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)

Frequently asked Questions about Dobutamine

Is this Dobutamine habit forming or addictive?

Dobutamine is not addictive in nature.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Dobutamine you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.


Is it safe?

Yes, Dobutamine is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Dobutamine is not used to treat mental disorders.


Dobutamine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Dobutamine

It is safe to take Dobutamine with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Dobutamine

Information about the interaction of Dobutamine and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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