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Dopacef 200Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Chandra Bhagat Pharma Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Dopamine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 12, 2019

Dopacef 200Mg Injection is used to treat conditions such as trauma, renal failure, open-heart surgery, and chronic cardiac decompensation. It can also be used as an adjunct treatment to correct hemodynamic imbalances present in the shock syndrome due to myocardial infarction.

This medication works by binding to α1 and β1 adrenergic receptors, thus increasing cardiac output and systemic vascular resistance.

Do not use this medication:

  • if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it
  • if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • if you are using any prescription or nonprescription drugs or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements
  • if you have a history of occlusive vascular disease or any pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions

It should be taken in doses prescribed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

  • Heart Failure

  • Decreased Blood Pressure

  • Renal Failure

  • Myocardial Infarction

  • Hypersensitivity

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    This medication may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medication is initiated within 5 minutes of its administration.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This medication will remain active for about 10 minutes after its administration.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dopacef 200Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medication, please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medication, please consult your doctor.

This medication contains a drug which used to treat low blood pressure and a very slow heart rate. It is primarily a norepinephrine precursor that acts on noradrenergic nerves. Its inotropic and chronotropic effects produce positive impacts on heart muscles thereby, increasing heart rate.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medication interacts with the following cyclopropane or halogenated hydrocarbon anaesthetics, and cardiac beta adrenergic stimulation.

Ques: What is Dopacef 200Mg Injection?

Ans: This medication is used to treat conditions such as trauma, renal failure, open-heart surgery, and chronic cardiac decompensation.

Ques: How long do I need to use Dopacef 200Mg Injection before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication is to be taken till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Dopacef 200Mg Injection?

Ans: This medication should be taken in the dosage as prescribed by the doctor.

Ques: Should I use Dopacef 200Mg Injection empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication should be taken after food in a prescribed dosage.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Dopacef 200Mg Injection?

Ans: This medication should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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