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Dobutamine

DOBUTAMINE
(dobutamine) Injection, USP

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Dobutamine Injection, USP is 1,2-benzenediol, 4-[2-[[3-(4-hydro-xyphenyl)-1-methylpropyl]amino]ethyl]-hydrochloride, (±). It is a synthetic catecholamine.

Dobutamine - Structural Formula Illustration

The clinical formulation is supplied in a sterile form for intravenous use only. Each mL contains: Dobutamine hydrochloride, equivalent to 12.5 mg (41.5 μmol) dobutamine; 0.24 mg sodium metabisulfite (added during manufacture), and water for injection. pH adjusted between 2.5 to 5.5 with hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide. Dobutamine is oxygen sensitive.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/9/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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