Dopamine (Intropin )
Dopamine (Intropin ...
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What is the Generic Name for Intropin?
What is the Trade Name for Dopamine?
What are the Indications of Dopamine (Intropin )?
Used to improve blood pressure
And urine output
What are the Actions of Dopamine (Intropin )?
Smaller doses result in renal vasodilation
Doses 2-10mcg/kg/min result in cardiac stimulation by acting on beta1 receptors
Doses >10mcg/kg/min stimulate alpha receptors leading to vasoconstriction (↑SVR)
What is the Therapeutic Class of Dopamine (Intropin )?
What is the Pharmacologic Class of Dopamine (Intropin )?
What are the Nursing Considerations of Dopamine (Intropin )?
Monitor hemodynamics closely: BP, HR, EKG, CVP, and PAOP if available
Obtain parameters for hemodynamic values
Titrate to obtain appropriate BP (more potent vasoconstrictors may be required)
Irritation may occur at IV site
Beta blockers may counteract therapeutic effects
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