Dopamine

Indications


Pharmacology


Administration

  • IV (Bradycardia, Hypotension):

Adverse Effects

Cardiovascular Adverse Effects

  • QT Prolongation without Definite Association with Torsade (see Torsade, [[Torsade]])
  • Sinus Tachycardia (see Sinus Tachycardia, [[Sinus Tachycardia]])

Pulmonary Adverse Effects

  • Direct Action on Pulmonary Vascular Tone: exacerbating hypoxemia (particularly in ALI/ARDS)
  • Suppression of Hypercapnic Response: may exacerbate hypoventilation (and exacerbate hypoxemia, particularly in ALI/ARDS)

Other Adverse Effects

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References

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