Isoproterenol

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Adult Dosing

2-10mcg/min IV by continuous infusion

Indications

  • Refractory torsades
  • Refractory symptomatic bradycardia

Mechanism of Action

  • Beta agonist

Adverse Drug Rxns

  • Dramatic increase in O2 demand
  • V-tach (use lowest dose possible)

Kinetics

  • Onset of action = 1-5min
  • Duration of action = 1-2hr

See Also

Antiarrhythmics