Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines
Key to symbols The medicine should be initiated by, or on the advice of a specialist, but is suitable for continuation by a GP The medicine should only be used and prescribed by a specialist Indicates the preferred choice within a class or group of medicines
The medicine should be initiated by, or on the advice of a specialist, but is suitable for continuation by a GP
The medicine should only be used and prescribed by a specialist
Indicates the preferred choice within a class or group of medicines
2. Cardiovascular system

2.7. Sympathomimetics

2.7.1. Inotropic sympathomimetics

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Specialist Only
ISOPRENALINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use only.

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Specialist Only
DOPEXAMINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use only.

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Specialist Only
DOPAMINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use only.

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Specialist Only
DOBUTAMINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use only.

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2.7.2. Vasoconstrictor sympathomimetics

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Specialist and GP
MIDODRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (BRAMOX) (tablets)

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation for the treatment of severe orthostatic hypotension in adults due to autonomic dysfunction when corrective factors have been ruled out and other forms of treatment are inadequate.

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Specialist Only
NORADRENALINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use only.

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Specialist Only
EPHEDRINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use only.

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2.7.3. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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ADRENALINE