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adrenergic

[‚ad·rə′nər·jik]
(physiology)
Describing the chemical activity of epinephrine or epinephrine-like substances.
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Zilpaterol hydrochloride (ZH), a beta adrenergic agonist, is an FDA-approved feed additive for beef cattle [1].
c) Alpha adrenergic agonists and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors may not be effective at reducing IOP sufficiently
It has a sympathomimetic effect and is 40 times more spasmolytic than papaverine.3,4 It is used in the treatment of Raynaud's phenomenon in human medicine and its primary use is to prevent pre-term labour and tocolysis.5 In 1961, the first beta adrenergic agonist drug to be used in tocolysis was IP.6 In 1965, Devries and Wilson stated that IP could be used in cattle and sheep for uterus relaxation in various obstetric situations such as, simple dystocia, embryotomy and caesarean section (CS).2 In veterinary practice today, it is used especially in the treatment of equine navicular disease and laminitis.
The owner reported that the patient was subjected throughout to profound sedation with a combination of two [alpha]-2 adrenergic agonists (xylazine 0.8 mg/kg, IV + detomidine 10 ug/kg, IV).
The alpha 2 adrenergic agonists clonidine and guanfacine were developed 30 years ago to treat hypertension, but have been used off-label to treat Tourette's syndrome, developmental disorders, substance abuse, and ADHD.
The authors also offer recommendations for safe practice in obstetrics in light of the teratogenic risk posed by beta 2 adrenergic agonists.
Bronchodilator inhalers, therefore, are either beta-2 adrenergic agonists or anti-cholinergic medications (Skrepnek & Skrepnek, 2004).
Determination of adrenergic agonists from extracts and herbal products of Citrus aurantium L.
The American Academy of Allergy and Immunology recommends that patients using beta-2 adrenergic agonists for relief of airflow obstruction in asthma should continue their use as recommended by their physician.
There are three classes of bronchodilators: anticholinergics, methylxanthines, and beta adrenergic agonists.