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adrenergic

[‚ad·rə′nər·jik]
(physiology)
Describing the chemical activity of epinephrine or epinephrine-like substances.
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Patients with signs of shock such as mean arterial pressure (MAP) <65 mmHg or lactic acidosis despite initial fluid resuscitation should be started on an adrenergic agent. [12,14,15,17-19,22,24] In the SA setting, adrenaline is most commonly available.
The older adrenergic agents with strong beta 1 and alpha stimulating effects were considered dangerous in the presence of congestive heart failure.
(15) Alpha-2 adrenergic agents has got another advantage in prevention of shivering in the postoperative period due to intraoperative hypothermia.
Over these years, he visited the emergency room 18 times, requiring drainage of the corpus cavernosa and irrigation with alpha adrenergic agents in 10 of these visits.
Glucagon causes an intracellular increase in cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) levels by mechanisms independent of b adrenergic agents. The increased cAMP levels cause an increase in availability of calcium during depolarization, thus augmenting contractility.