Dobutrex (dobutamine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Dobutrex (dobutamine):
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
dobutamine/arbutamine - arrhythmias
Dobutamine and arbutamine produce stimulation of the beta receptors of the heart. The use of these agents has been associated with an increase in heart rate, ventricular ectopy, atrial fibrillation, hypertension, enhanced A-V conduction, and arrhythmias. Therapy with dobutamine or arbutamine should be administered cautiously in patients with cardiac conduction disorders.
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- Kinder C, Chamberlain J, Kall J, Kopp D, Johnson M, Costanzo MR, Wilber D "Prognostic significance of sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmia occurring during dobutamine infusion." J Heart Lung Transplant 13 (1994): 1045-50
- "Product Information. Dobutrex (dobutamine)." Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
Dobutrex (dobutamine) drug Interactions
There are 253 drug interactions with Dobutrex (dobutamine)
Dobutrex (dobutamine) disease Interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with Dobutrex (dobutamine) which include:
Drug Interaction Classification
The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
|Major||Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderate||Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minor||Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
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