FAQs ABOUT DOPACIN 40 INJECTION
Can DOPACIN 40 INJECTION be used to treat anaphylactic shock?
DOPACIN 40 INJECTION can be considered as a drug of choice for anaphylactic reactions. It contains dopamine which helps in stimulating the heart and blood vessels. It can restore blood pressure and improve blood circulation to all vital organs. Although, DOPACIN 40 INJECTION can treat anaphylactic shock, you doctor might treat you with other drugs (like adrenaline) depending upon your condition.
Can DOPACIN 40 INJECTION cause fast heart rate?
Yes. DOPACIN 40 INJECTION may make your heartbeat faster. To avoid this, your doctor will constantly monitor your heartbeat while administering DOPACIN 40 INJECTION. However, if you experience any abnormally high heart rate with shortness of breath, inform your doctor immediately.
Can DOPACIN 40 INJECTION cause anxiety?
Yes. DOPACIN 40 INJECTION may make you feel anxious. However, it does not affect every individual. Try to rest and relax. Meditation and breathing exercise can work. If your symptom worsens, please consult your doctor.
Can DOPACIN 40 INJECTION increases blood pressure?
Yes. DOPACIN 40 INJECTION can be used to restore your blood pressure during emergency conditions like shock, heart attack, traumatic injury, blood poisoning etc.
What precautions do I need to follow while taking DOPACIN 40 INJECTION?
Patients receiving DOPACIN 40 INJECTION must inform their doctor about their pre-existing disease condition like diabetes, glaucoma, thyroid problems, liver problems, kidney problems or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor before receiving DOPACIN 40 INJECTION if you have a previous history of circulatory problems. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, inform your doctor before DOPACIN 40 INJECTION is given to you as a precaution.
Can DOPACIN 40 INJECTION be used on infants?
No. DOPACIN 40 INJECTION is generally used in adults. Your doctor will decide the correct dose or select a suitable alternative therapy for your child.
How long does it take for DOPACIN 40 INJECTION to show its effects?
DOPACIN 40 INJECTION is administered in the vein (intravenously) for faster onset of action. It can start acting within 5 minutes of administration.
Who should avoid taking DOPACIN 40 INJECTION?
DOPACIN 40 INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients having any forms of tumors, overactive thyroid gland or abnormally fast or irregular heart rate. It should be used with caution among patients with diabetes, BPH and liver or kidney disease. Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.
Can I take DOPACIN 40 INJECTION to treat BPH?
DOPACIN 40 INJECTION can increase the production of urine and can protect your kidneys from damage caused due to low blood supply. Although, it might reduce few urinary symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) it cannot be used as a sole agent to treat BPH. Moreover, patients with BPH must inform their doctor before receiving DOPACIN 40 INJECTION.