Cardiject 250mg Injection 20ml

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Cardiject 250 MG Description

Cardiject 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 and ...
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ContainsDobutamine(250.0 Mg)
UsesHeart conditions
Side effectsIncreased heart rate, chest pain, irregular heartbeat
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Uses of Cardiject 250 MG

  • Cardiject 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 Cardiject 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to dobutamine or any other ingredient of Cardiject 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 Cardiject 250 MG

  • Increased heart rate
  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heartbeat

Precautions and Warnings of Cardiject 250 MG


Can I take Cardiject 250mg Injection 20ml 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.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Cardiject 250mg Injection 20ml while breastfeeding?
There is limited safety data available about the use of Cardiject 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 Cardiject 250mg Injection 20ml?
Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.


Can I consume alcohol with Cardiject 250mg Injection 20ml?
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 Cardiject 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 receptor...
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Directions for Use of Cardiject 250 MG

  • Cardiject Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine.

Interactions of Cardiject 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cardiject 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 Cardiject 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 Cardiject 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, s...
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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 d...
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Content Details


Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the use of Cardiject Injection?

A: Cardiject 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 Cardiject 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 Cardiject Injection a steroid?

A: No, it is not a steroid. Dobutamine present in Cardiject belongs to a group of medicines known as inotropes, which make your heart beat more strongly.
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