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Corlopam

Corlopam®
(fenoldopam mesylate) Injection, USP

DRUG DESCRIPTION

CORLOPAM (Fenoldopam Mesylate Injection, USP) is a dopamine D1-like receptor agonist. The product is formulated as a solution to be diluted for intravenous infusion. Chemically it is 6-chloro-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-1-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-[1H]-3-benzazepine-7,8-diol methanesulfonate with the following structure:

Corlopam® brand of Fenoldopam Mesylate  Structural Formula Illustration

Fenoldopam mesylate is a white to off-white powder with a molecular weight of 401.87 and a molecular formula of C16H16ClNO3·CH3SO3H. It is sparingly soluble in water, ethanol and methanol, and is soluble in propylene glycol.

Ampules: Each 1 mL contains, in sterile aqueous solution, citric acid 3.44 mg; fenoldopam mesylate equivalent to fenoldopam 10 mg; propylene glycol 518 mg; sodium citrate dihydrate 0.61 mg; sodium metabisulfite 1 mg.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/24/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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