Dobutamine

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Dobutamine Injection USP is (±)-4-[2-[[3-(p-Hydroxyphenyl)-1-methylpropyl]amino]ethyl]-pyrocatechol hydrochloride. It is a synthetic catecholamine.

Dobutamine Structural Formula Illustration

Molecular Formula: C18H23NO3•HCl
Molecular Weight: 337.84

The clinical formulation is supplied in a sterile form for intravenous use only. Each mL contains: Dobutamine hydrochloride, equivalent to 12.5 mg (41.5 ?µmol) dobutamine; Sodium Bisulfite 0.28 mg (added during manufacture), and water for injection, q.s. Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added during manufacture to adjust the pH (2.5 to 5.5).



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