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Medications for Shock

Drugs associated with Shock

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Shock: Shock is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body is not getting enough blood flow. This can damage multiple organs. Shock requires IMMEDIATE medical treatment and can get worse very rapidly.

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dopamine Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dopamine systemic

Brand name:  Myocard-DX

Drug class: inotropic agents, vasopressors, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Adrenalin Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

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epinephrine Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Brand names:  Adrenalin, Adrenaclick, Adrenalin Chloride, Asthmahaler, Primatene Mist, Medihaler-Epi

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
hydrocortisone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone systemic

Brand names:  Solu-Cortef, Cortef, Hydrocortone, A-Hydrocort

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
norepinephrine Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: norepinephrine systemic

Brand names:  Levophed, Levophed Bitartrate

Drug class: vasopressors, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
dobutamine Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: dobutamine systemic

Brand name:  Dobutrex

Drug class: inotropic agents, vasopressors, cardiac stressing agents, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
methylprednisolone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Brand names:  Medrol Dosepak, A-Methapred, Medrol, Solu-Medrol, Depo-Medrol, Methylpred DP, MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Levophed Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: norepinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Solu-Cortef Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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dexamethasone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Brand names:  Decadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, Baycadron, Dexasone, Dexpak Taperpak, Solurex, De-Sone LA, Dexacen-4, Dexasone LA, Solurex LA, Zema Pak

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Dobutrex Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: dobutamine systemic

Drug class: inotropic agents, vasopressors, cardiac stressing agents, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Medrol Dosepak Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

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A-Methapred Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Decadron Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Medrol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Solu-Medrol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Cortef Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Albuminar-25 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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Hydrocortone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

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Dexamethasone Intensol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

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Adrenaclick Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Isuprel Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: isoproterenol systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Depo-Medrol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Methylpred DP Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
A-Hydrocort Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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