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Definition of "dopexamine" []

  • A β1- and β2-adrenergic receptor agonist. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dopexamine" in a sentence
  • "Palsson J, Ricksten SE, Houltz E, Lundin S. Effects of dopamine, dopexamine and dobutamine on renal excretory function during experimental sepsis in conscious rats."
  • "Colardyn et al. 165 evaluated the use of dopexamine in ten patients with septic shock and observed a short-term increase in cardiac index and HR and a dose-dependent decrease in systemic vascular resistance."
  • "Over the long term, tolerance may have developed, as these effects gradually diminished. 165 Hannemann et al. 159 evaluated the effects of a 30-min infusion of dopexamine (2 µg / kg / min) in 29 postoperative patients with septic shock and noted an increase in cardiac index and oxygen delivery, and a slight (4\%) but statistically significant increase in oxygen consumption; the oxygen extraction ratio decreased by approximately 8\%."