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What guidelines should you follow while taking heart pump medication?

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Keep all appointments so your doctor can see how well the medicine is working.

Always have enough infusion bags of your medication. Check your supply before vacations or other occasions when you may not be able to get it.

Never get other intravenous medications through the same line.

Take precautions to avoid infection while you are taking this drug. Your doctor will let you know what you need to do.

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The Cleveland Clinic Heart Center.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on November 14, 2018

SOURCE: 

The Cleveland Clinic Heart Center.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on November 14, 2018

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