Pharmacodynamic effects of milrinone with and without a bolus loading infusion.

@article{Baruch2001PharmacodynamicEO,
  title={Pharmacodynamic effects of milrinone with and without a bolus loading infusion.},
  author={Lawrence Baruch and P Patacsil and Aamir Hameed and Ileana Pina and Evan Loh},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={141 2},
  pages={266-73}
}
BACKGROUND Milrinone is a positive inotropic agent with vasodilatory and lusitropic activity. Milrinone dosed as a 50 microg/kg bolus followed by a continuous infusion provides an immediate and sustained hemodynamic response. The comparative pharmacodynamics of a placebo bolus and a milrinone bolus followed by a continuous milrinone infusion in patients with decompensated heart failure are unknown. METHODS Nineteen patients with decompensated heart failure underwent right heart… CONTINUE READING
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