dobutamine

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do·​bu·​ta·​mine | \ dō-ˈbyüt-ə-ˌmēn How to pronounce dobutamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of dobutamine

: a strongly inotropic catecholamine administered intravenously in the form of its hydrochloride C18H23NO3·HCl especially to increase cardiac output and lower wedge pressure in heart failure and after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery

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“Dobutamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dobutamine. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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