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Dopamine 40 mg/ml, Concentrate for Solution for Infusion

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Last updated: 30 Sep 2020
Published: 30 Sep 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Dopamine is indicated in adults for the correction of haemodynamic imbalance present in:

- Acute hypotension or shock associated with myocardial infarction, endotoxic septicaemia and trauma.

- As an adjunct after open heart surgery where there is persistent hypotension after correction of hypovolaemia.

- Acute exacerbations of chronic heart failure where is low cardiac output.

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