Cardiforce 250mg Injection
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Cardiforce 250 MG Description
Cardiforce Injection is used in the short-term treatment of heart failure or cardiac decompensation due to insufficient blood circulation and weakened heart muscles. It stimulates the heart muscle an
d improves blood flow. It contains dobutamine as its active component that belongs to a group of medicines known as inotropes, which make your heart beat more strongly. Cardiforce Injection will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history before starting this medicine.
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|Side effects||Increased heart rate, chest pain, irregular heartbeat|
|Therapy||DRUGS FOR CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE|
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Uses of Cardiforce 250 MG
- Cardiforce Injection is used in certain heart conditions such as open-heart surgery, heart failure, heart diseases, shock, etc.
- It is also used as an alternative to exercising for stress testing the heart.
Contraindications of Cardiforce 250 MG
- If you are allergic to dobutamine or any other ingredient of Cardiforce Injection.
- If you have high blood pressure due to a tumour near the kidney.
- If you have certain heart and blood vessel-related disorders.
Side effects of Cardiforce 250 MG
- Increased heart rate
- Chest pain
- Irregular heartbeat
Precautions and Warnings of Cardiforce 250 MG
Can I take Cardiforce 250mg Injection during pregnancy?
Due to limited safety information, it is advised to tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant while he prescribes you this medicine.
Can I take Cardiforce 250mg Injection while breastfeeding?
There is limited safety data available about the use of Cardiforce Injection in breastfeeding mothers. Hence, it is advised to inform your doctor before starting the treatment with this medicine while breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Cardiforce 250mg Injection?
Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
Can I consume alcohol with Cardiforce 250mg Injection?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine, it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You recently had a heart attack.
- You had a heart transplant.
- You have any kind of heart disorder or unstable angina.
- It is advised to be careful while doing any exercise or workout.
- Children should be monitored cautiously during the treatment.
Mode of Action of Cardiforce 250 MG
How Does It Work?
Dobutamine has an ionotropic effect that increases myocardial contractility and stroke volume, resulting in increased cardiac output, heart rate and blood pressure. It works by activating the receptors in the heart. This makes the heart pump blood with more strength and force and increases its pumping capacity in conditions such as heart failure....
Directions for Use of Cardiforce 250 MG
- Cardiforce Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
- Do not self-inject this medicine.
Interactions of Cardiforce 250 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Cardiforce Injection may interact with other medicines if taken along. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking.
- In particular, if you are already taking certain medication for a heart disorder, anxiety or migraine, antiparkinson medicine like entacapone or anaesthetics.
Storage and disposal of Cardiforce 250 MG
- Store it at room temperature. Do not freeze it.
- Protect it from direct sunlight.
- Keep it out of the reach of children.
Dosage of Cardiforce 250 MG
This injection will be given by your doctor or nurse. Therefore it is less likely to give you more or less of this medicine. However, symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, palpitations, shortness of breath, chest pain, etc. Immediately inform the doctor if you feel such symptoms....
Missed a Dose
You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the medicine should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose, inform them....
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Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Cardiforce Injection?
A: Cardiforce Injection is used for the short-term treatment of heart failure or decompensation (a condition in which your heart is unable to pump a sufficient amount of blood) caused due to a weakened heart muscle.
Q: Can Cardiforce Injection be used for children?
A: Yes, it can be indicated for use in neonates to 18 years of age. The doctor will decide the specific dose depending on the severity of the underlying condition and age. Speak to your child's doctor if you have any concerns about the use of this medicine for your child.
Q: Is Cardiforce Injection a steroid?
A: No, it is not a steroid. Dobutamine present in Cardiforce belongs to a group of medicines known as inotropes, which make your heart beat more strongly.
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