Primacor

Active Ingredient(s): Milrinone
FDA Approved: * December 31, 1987
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Heart (Cardiac)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Primacor Overview

Milrinone, commonly known and marketed under the brand name Primacor, is a medication used in patients who have heart failure. It is a phosphodiesterase 3 inhibitor that works to increase the heart's contractility and decrease pulmonary vascular resistance. Milrinone also works to vasodilate which helps alleviate increased pressures (afterload) on the heart, thus improving its pumping action. While it has been used in people with heart failure for many years, studies suggest that milrinon...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Milrinone
  • Injection: 1mg/ml, 20mg/100ml, 20mg/100ml (0.2mg/ml), 40mg/200ml, 40mg/200ml (0.2mg/ml), 5mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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