Dobutamine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Dobutamine?

(doe BYOO ta meen)

• This medicine is used to improve a weakened heart.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Headache.

• Nervous and excitable.

• Irritation where the shot is given.

Reasons to call healthcare provider...

 
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