Doxapram

Category: Respiratory Failure



Doxapram Overview

Doxapram hydrochloride (marketed as Dopram, Stimulex or Respiram) is a respiratory stimulant. Administered intravenously, doxapram stimulates an increase in tidal volume, and respiratory rate. Contents 1 Mechanism of action 2 Appearance 3 Uses 4 Side effects 5 See also 6 References Mechanism of action A vial of doxapram Doxapram stimulates chemoreceptors in the carotid bodies of the carotid arteries, which in turn, stimulates the respiratory centre in the brain stem. Appearance...

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Doxapram
  • Injection: 20mg/ml
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