Inotropes

Dobutamine

Dobutamine Dobutamine is used for patients with heart failure and is given through an IV continuously. Dobutamine helps the heart squeeze and relaxes the blood vessels so the heart can pump more blood to the body.  Common side effects:  Redness Nausea Tingling feeling Hot flashes

Epinephrine

Epinephrine Epinephrine is used for patients with heart failure and is given through an IV continuously. Epinephrine helps the heart squeeze and pump more blood to the body. This medicine may improve symptoms like shortness of breath and fatigue. Common side effects: Redness Nausea Tingling feeling or shakiness Hot flashes Dizziness Feeling nervous or excitable Sweating Headache

Milrinone

Milrinone Milrinone is used for patients with heart failure and is given through an IV continuously. Milrinone helps the heart squeeze and relaxes the blood vessels so the heart can pump more blood to the body. This medicine may improve symptoms like shortness of breath and fatigue. Common side effects: Redness Nausea Tingling feeling or …

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