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Dopamine

In the US, Dopamine (dopamine systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: catecholamines, inotropic agents, vasopressors and is used to treat Nonobstructive Oliguria and Shock.

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Scheme

Prop.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C01CA04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000051-61-6

Chemical Formula

C8-H11-N-O2

Molecular Weight

153

Therapeutic Categories

Cardiac stimulant

Prolactin inhibitor

Vasoconstrictor

Treatment of heart failure

Neurotransmitter

α- and β-Sympathomimetic agent

Chemical Name

1,2-Benzenediol, 4-(2-aminoetyl)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Dopamina (OS: DCIT)
  • Dopamine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • 3-Hydroxytyramin (IS)
  • KW 3-060 (IS)
  • Dopamine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN, USAN)
  • ASL 279 (IS: DuPont Merck)
  • Dopamine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Dopamine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Dopamine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Dopaminhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Dopamini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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