Which among the following is the best inotrope drug for use in right heart failure? (All India 2011)
· Inotropic drugs are not used for treatment of right-sided heart failure where the major treatment is diuretics and vasodilators, Milrinone being a phosphodiesterase inhibitor act as an inodilator.
· Thus, this is the only inotropic drug that should be used in right-sided failure due to its ability to produce vasodilation. It is indicated in right heart failure with pulmonary hypertension.