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Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Anesthesia, resuscitation, analgesics
Active ingredients: Dopamine
laboratory: Renaudin

Injection solution for IV infusion
Box of 10 ampoules of 10 ml
All forms


Low flow syndromes, among others of the following etiology:
- low flow rate after cardiac surgery,
- shock states of toxic-infectious origin after vascular filling and after verification of myocardial function,
- significant blood pressure drops after epidural anesthesia and spinal anesthesia.

Dosage DOPAMINE RENAUDIN 5 mg / mL Solution for IV infusion Pack of 10 x 10 ml ampoules

Adult and child:
Do not combine or dilute with alkaline solutions.
Before administering the specialty, certain precautions must be observed (see warnings and precautions for use).
Administer strict venous continuous perfusion with constant flow using an electric syringe.
The doses administered depend on the hemodynamic data and the weight of the patient.
They are usually between 2 and 10 micrograms / kg / min, however in some cases doses greater than 15 micrograms / kg / min, or even 20 micrograms / kg / min, have been administered. These doses must be very progressive and constantly adapted according to the evolution of the monitoring parameters.
Stop gradually: halve doses every hour.

Against indications

This medicine should NEVER be used in case of:
- hypersensitivity to dopamine,
- mechanical obstacle to filling or ejection, including obstructive cardiomyopathy, tight aortic stenosis.
This medication is NOT RECOMMENDED for combination with volatile halogenated anesthetics; imipraminic antidepressants; serotonergic-noradrenergic antidepressants (milnacipran, venlafaxine); guanethidine and related (see interactions).

Side effects Dopamine Renaudin

- Cardiac rhythm disorders, nausea and vomiting, peripheral vasoconstriction, anginal crisis. These disorders usually appear at high doses. - Due to the presence of potassium disulphite, risk of allergic reactions, including anaphylactic reactions and bronchospasm.
- Due to the presence of potassium, possibility of phlebitis or pain at the injection site.

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