Inotropic

Some articles on inotropic:

Beta Blocker - β-Receptor Antagonism
... by epinephrine and norepinephrine induces a positive chronotropic and inotropic effect on the heart and increases cardiac conduction velocity and automaticity ... reduction in cardiac output (due to negative chronotropic and inotropic effects) ... result from negative chronotropic and inotropic effects, which decrease cardiac workload and oxygen demand ...
Antianginal - Examples - Calcium Channel Blockers
... In vitro, they dilate the coronary and peripheral arteries and have negative inotropic and chronotropic effects - decreasing afterload, improving myocardial efficiency, reducing heart ... Class I agents have the most potent negative inotropic effect and may cause heart failure ... Class III agent has negligible inotropic effect and causes almost no reflex tachycardia ...
Calcium Channel Blocker - Mechanism of Action - Cardiac Action
... This is known as the negative inotropic effect of calcium channel blockers ... It is because of these negative inotropic effects that the nondihydropyridine calcium channel blockers, such as verapamil or diltiazem, may be avoided (or used with caution) in individuals with cardiomyopathy ... Only the non-dihydropyridine CCBs are considered to have negative inotropic and chronotropic effects ...
Contractility - Inotropy
... Contractility may be iatrogenically altered by the administration of inotropic agents ... epinephrine) that enhance contractility are considered to have a positive inotropic effect ... The ancient herbal remedy Digitalis appears to have both inotropic and Chronotropic properties that have been recorded encyclopedically for centuries and ...
Inotrope - Positive Inotropic Agents
... Positive inotropic agents increase myocardial contractility, and are used to support cardiac function in conditions such as decompensated congestive heart failure ... Examples of positive inotropic agents include Berberine Calcium Calcium sensitisers Levosimendan Cardiac myosin activators Omecamtiv Catecholamines Dopamine Dobutamine ...