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Got Symptomatic Hypertension? Why not try Fenoldopam?
Fenoldopam is a rapid-acting vasodilator.
Dosing (Adult): After a starting dose of 0.1 to 0.3 mcg/kg/minute, the dose is titrated at 15 minute intervals, depending on the BP response. May be increased in increments of 0.05 to 0.1 mcg/kg/minute every 15 minutes until target blood pressure is reached. Maximal infusion rate reported in clinical studies: 1.6 mcg/kg/minute.
Onset/duration: 5-10 minutes/~ 1 hour.
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