Dobutamine Dobutrex

Dose - 1-10 mcg/kg/hr

Mix 500mg in 250 ml D5W
Max 40 mcg

catecholamine- sympathomimetic-inotropic
vasoactive- alpha and beta effects

Stimulates cardic beta recgptors.

Incompatable with
Acyclovir
Alkalyne Solutions
Altapase
Aminophylline
Lasix

Dont mix with bicarb solutions.

1mg/kg/min = 1cc if 6Xwt in
Kg/100cc D5W

Pulmonary congestion ; low
cardiac output; hypotension;
septic shock
- 2-20 mcg/kg/min

-Avoid alkaline solutions (Bicarb)
-Monitor for tachycardia, hypertension and ventricular ectopy

-Side effects include headache, nausea, tremor and hypokalemia

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