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Definition of Inotropic

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Inotropic: Affecting the force of muscle contraction. An inotropic heart drug is one that affects the force with which the heart muscle contracts. Ionotropic can be negative or positive.

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Reviewed on 12/21/2018

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