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dobutamine-injection, Dobutrex

GENERIC NAME: DOBUTAMINE - INJECTION (doh-BYOU-tuh-mine)

BRAND NAME(S): Dobutrex

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USES: This medication is used to treat heart conditions. The medication provides additional pumping strength by stimulating the heart muscle.

HOW TO USE: This drug is given by IV infusion under the supervision of your doctor, nurse and/or pharmacist. The medication is diluted to at least 50 ml fluid before use.

SIDE EFFECTS: Headache, nausea or vomiting and restlessness may occur. Notify your doctor if any of these effects continue or become bothersome. Notify your doctor if any of the following effects occur: muscle cramps or weakness, chest pain, trouble breathing, dizziness, palpitations, rash. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.




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