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Milrinone Lactate, Dextrose: Solution for injection (20-5%)

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What is this Medicine?

MILRINONE (MILL rih none) is an inotrope and vasodilator. It increases the strength of the heart muscle and widens blood vessels. It is used to treat congestive heart failure.

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Milrinone Lactate 40mg/200ml in Dextrose 5% Solution for Injection

NDC: 001439718
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Heart Failure

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Milrinone Lactate 40mg/200ml in Dextrose 5% Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Milrinone Lactate 40mg/200ml in Dextrose 5% Solution for Injection

Torsade De Pointes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Headache Incidence:
2.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
3.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
8.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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