Disease Information for Dopamine (Intropin) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Lactation suppression/nursing mother/complaint
Brief Blood pressure increase/sign:
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Increased blinking frequency
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
TSH/Thyroid stimulating hormone (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Pituitary hypothyroidism
Associated Disease & Complications
Alpha-Adrenergic toxidrome/syndrome
Beta-Adrenergic Toxidrome/effect
Drug induced Pressor/acute hypertension
Hypertensive crisis/Accelerated hypertension
Ischemic bowel disease
Non-Occlusive Bowel Infarction
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Inotropic drug/positive (example)
DRUG/Pressor (antishock) medication (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Decrease TSH synthesis
Pathophysiology/Mesenteric Ischemia Non-Occlusive
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/NOT Diagnosed on USUALToxic screens
Synonyms
Synonym
1,2 Benzenediol 4 (2 aminoethyl), 3,4 Dihydroxyphenethylamine, 4 (2 Aminoethyl) 1,2 benzenediol, DOPamine, Dopamine (product), Dopamine (substance), Dopamine agent, Dopamine agent (substance), Dopamine preparation, Dopamine preparation (substance), Dopamine product, Hydroxytyramine, Brand name/Intropin (Dopamine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 5-20 Mcgm/Kg/min iv (RX)
DRUG/Dose Infusion mix 800 mgm/500 ml (CONFIRM this)
DRUG/Dose iv soln 400mg/250 ml d5w (1600 mcg/ml)
DRUG/Infusion option medication
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/Intravenous only RX
Definition

Pressor drug acts to increase force and rate of heart;intraveous infusion parenteral preparation for intravenous use only; beta adrenergic more than alpha adrenergic cardiovascular drug; dilates renal and mesenteric arteries;positive inotrope

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