Which medications in the drug class Phosphodiesterase Enzyme Inhibitor are used in the treatment of Anomalous Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery?

Updated: Aug 10, 2020
  • Author: Mary C Mancini, MD, PhD, MMM; Chief Editor: Syamasundar Rao Patnana, MD  more...
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Phosphodiesterase Enzyme Inhibitor

Milrinone

Bi-pyridine positive inotrope and vasodilator with little chronotropic activity. Different in mode of action from both digitalis glycosides and catecholamines. Selectively inhibits phosphodiesterase type III (PDE III) in cardiac and smooth vascular muscle, resulting in reduced afterload, reduced preload, and increased inotropy.


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