Inotropic drugs

Inotropic drugs

Medications used to stimulate the heart beat.
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Inotropic drugs were used to maintain cardiac function postoperatively.
Group-II patients had more frequent vasopressor and inotropic drugs usage, (p<0.
The necessity of inotropic support and the choice of inotropic drugs to be administered on weaning from CPB were determined by a cardiac anaesthetist team blinded to and independent of the study.
Use of vasoactive or inotropic drugs may be required frequently to counteract the negative effects of the anaesthetics on cardiac function.
ACE inhibitors/ARB antagonists, beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agents, diuretics, and inotropic drugs are the medications available for the treatment of congestive heart failure.
His blood pressure continues to be maintained with three inotropic drugs," S.
Specialists discuss classes of drugs including renin-angiotensin-aldosterone blocking drugs, positive inotropic drugs, diuretics, anti-hypertensive, and anti-arrthythmic drugs with their mechanism of action, pharmacology, indications, doses.
Patients were treated with antibiotics, inotropic drugs, blood components therapy like fresh frozen plasma, whole blood, platelets and anticoagulants.
That means PHB might be more efficacious than other traditional positive inotropic drugs that were used to treat heart failure.
The effectiveness and relative effectiveness of intravenous inotropic drugs acting through the adrenergic pathway in patients with heart failure-a meta-regression analysis.
In addition, the update clarifies the use of testing for natriuretic peptides (B-type natriuretic peptide and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide) for evaluating risk in patients in the urgent care setting, and upgrades the level of evidence against routine intermittent infusions of vasoactive drugs and positive inotropic drugs for patients with refractory end-stage heart failure.
Resuscitation with rapid blood transfusion, rehydration and inotropic drugs were commenced immediately, with return of the central venous pressure to normal.