Dobutamine (DBL) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) dobutamine. On this page you will find out more about Dobutamine (DBL), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: dobutamine
Information for medicine and pack size:
Dobutamine (DBL) 250 mg/20 mL injection solution, 20 mL vial
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Dobutamine Hydrochloride Injection is indicated in adults who require short-term treatment of cardiac failure secondary to acute myocardial infarction, or cardiac surgery.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||A clear, colourless or slightly tinged yellow solution, free from visible particulates.|
|Dosage Form||Injection, solution|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
1 x 250mg/20mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Light|
|Life time||2 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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Dobutamine Hydrochloride Injection (DBL) | myVMC
Dobutamine Hydrochloride is a short term treatment for heart failure caused by a heart attack or cardiac surgery. It is a directly acting ionotrope.
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DBL Dobutamine Hydrochloride Injection (Concentrate for infusion) - myDr.com.au
DBL Dobutamine Hydrochloride Injection (Concentrate for infusion) - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
Read more on myDr – Consumer Medicine Information website
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