"A large-scale genomic analysis found that non-inherited mutations in hundreds of genes together account for about 1 in 10 cases of severe congenital heart defects. The findings bring us closer to understanding the most common type of birth defect"...
In case of accidental overdosage, as evidenced by excessive blood pressure elevation, reduce rate of administration or temporarily discontinue DOPAMINE (dopamine hydrochloride) until patient's condition stabilizes. Since the duration of action of DOPAMINE (dopamine hydrochloride) is quite short, no additional remedial measures are usually necessary. If these measures fail to stabilize the patient's condition, use of the short-acting alpha adrenergic blocking agent, phentolamine, should be considered.
DOPAMINE (dopamine hydrochloride) should not be used in patients with pheochromocytoma.
DOPAMINE (dopamine hydrochloride) should not be administered in the presence of uncorrected tachyarrhythmias or ventricular fibrillation.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/4/2010
Additional Dopamine Information
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Get the latest treatment options.