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Medications for Shock

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

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
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

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
epinephrine Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Brand names:  Adrenalin, Adrenaclick, Adrenalin Chloride

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

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

 
hydrocortisone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone systemic

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

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

 
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

 
dexamethasone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

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

Drug class: glucocorticoids

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:  Solu-Medrol, Medrol, Medrol Dosepak, Depo-Medrol, MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack

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

 
Decadron Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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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 Intensol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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

 
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

 
Medrol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Solu-Cortef Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydrocortisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Adrenalin Chloride Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
albumin human Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Brand names:  Albuminar-25, Albutein, Flexbumin, Albuminar-20, Albuminar-5, Buminate, Human Albumin Grifols, Albuked, Albumarc, Albumin-Alpine, Albunex, Alburx, Kedbumin, Plasbumin, Plasbumin-5, Plasbumin-25

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
Baycadron Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Medrol Dosepak Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: methylprednisolone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Albuminar-25 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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

 
Dexasone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Dexpak Taperpak Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, 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 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 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 in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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