Glossary of Adrenergic Agonists
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- Vasoconstriction of mucous membranes
Phenylephrine, Pseudoephedrine, Oxymetazoline (long acting)
- Name the 2 medications that are used to treat shock?
Which one inc. renal blood flow?
- Dopamine & Dobutamine
- This medication prevents LA toxicity when used w/ local anesthetics
- These two medications are used for asthma?
What is the disadvantage of their use?
- Albuterol, terbutaline
- This alpha agonist induces mydriasis
- This alpha-2 agonist acts on the ciliary body to dec. aqueous humor secretion?
What disease does its action benefit?
- This prodrug of epinephrine penetrates the anterior chamber of the eye
- This amphetamine has a calming effect in hyperkinetic children
- methylphenidate (Ritalin)
- This is the DOC for treating allergic disorders (anaphyllaxis)
- Epinephrine (?)
- These are 2ndary treatments for anaphyllaxis
- glucorticoids, and antihistamines
- This medications can stimulate weight reduction
- amphetamine, phenylpropanolamine, phentermine
- This weight reduction drug stimulates the satiety center, induces tolerance and has less CNS stimulation than amphetamine
- This weight reduction drug increase 5HT release and reuptake,
What is its terrible side effect?
- Fenfluramine - valvular heart disease, and pulmonary hypertension
- A new patient arrives with miosis, ptosis, dec. sweating, and a tumor in her sympathetic chain, what syndrome does she have?
- Horner's syndrome
- What does it mean if you give her an amphetamine and her pupils do not dilate?
How about the opposte (her pupils dilate)?
- Postganglionic nerve damage
Preganglionic nerve damage
- Billy Hartatac arrives at your office for his annual visit, upon taking his standing blood pressure, you find that he has orthostatic hypotension. What 2 medications can you prescribe?
- Ephedrine, and Midodrine
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