Flashcards in ISOPROTERENOL (Isuprel) Deck (1):
Name/Class: ISOPROTERENOL (Isuprel)/Sympathomimetic
Description: Isoproterenol is a synthetic sympathomimetic that results in increased cardiac output by
increasing the strength of cardiac contraction and somewhat increasing rate.
Indications: Bradycardia refractory to atropine when pacing is not available
Contraindications: Cardiogenic shock.
Precautions: Tachydysrhythmias and those associated with digitalis and acute myocardial infarction.
Dosage/Route: Bradycardia: 2 to 10 mcg/min titrated to cardiac rate.
Pedi: 0.1 mcg/kg/min titrated to cardiac rate.