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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Dobutrex (dobutamine) drug Interactions
There are 256 drug interactions with Dobutrex (dobutamine)
Dobutrex (dobutamine) disease Interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with Dobutrex (dobutamine) which include:
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
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