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1

Synthetic route

tyrosine-->dopa-->dopamine-->NE-->E

2

Concentration dependent effects

D1 and D2-->Beta1-->alpha

3

Used for...

preservation of renal function, esp for acute kidney

4

administration

IV
(very short half-life)

Monitored by urinary output

5

Low Dose Dopamine

D1 action

RENAL!!!

6

Moderate Dose Dopamine

D1 + B1

increased CO

7

High Dose Dopamine

alpha agonism predominates

peripheral vascular resistance and renal vasoconstriction