Generic Medicine Info
Primary therapy for cardiogenic shock; systolic BP <90 mm Hg.
Special Precautions
Not recommended in patients with known or suspected low cardiac filling pressures or in whom vasodilating agents are inappropriate (e.g. significant valvular stenosis, restrictive or obstructive cardiomyopathy, constrictive pericarditis, pericardial tamponade). Not recommended in any other conditions in which cardiac output depends on venous return. Pregnancy, lactation, children. Monitor BP closely during admin. Stop or reduce dose and general supportive measures instituted if hypotension occurs during infusion.
Adverse Reactions
Hypotension, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, back pain, angina pectoris, insomnia, anxiety, renal function impairment.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of hypotension with drugs that may decrease BP.
ATC Classification
C01DX19 - nesiritide ; Belongs to the class of other vasodilators used in cardiac diseases.
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