Generic Medicine Info
History of torsade de pointes. Severe renal and hepatic impairment.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ severe hypotension, tachycardia or w/ mechanical obstruction affecting ventricular filling or outflow; ongoing coronary ischaemic or long QTc interval. Renal and hepatic impairment. Monitoring Parameters Closely monitor ECG, serum K concentration. Monitor haemodynamic effects for several days after the end of infusion as they may be prolonged.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, dizziness, hypotension, ventricular tachycardia, extrasystoles, AF, hypokalaemia, insomnia, GI disturbances and anaemia.
Potentially Fatal: Arrhythmias, tachycardia, AF w/ rapid ventricular response.
CIMS Class
Other Cardiovascular Drugs
ATC Classification
C01CX08 - levosimendan ; Belongs to the class of other cardiac stimulants excluding glycosides. Used in the treatment of heart failure.
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