Cardiotonic Agents


Cardiac Stimulants

Cardioprotective Agents

Cardiotonic Drugs


Inotropic Agents, Positive Cardiac

Myocardial Stimulants

Agents that have a strengthening effect on the heart or that can increase cardiac output. They may be CARDIAC GLYCOSIDES; SYMPATHOMIMETICS; or other drugs. They are used after MYOCARDIAL INFARCT; CARDIAC SURGICAL PROCEDURES; in SHOCK; or in congestive heart failure (HEART FAILURE).