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adrenergic

[‚ad·rə′nər·jik]
(physiology)
Describing the chemical activity of epinephrine or epinephrine-like substances.
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The older adrenergic agents with strong beta 1 and alpha stimulating effects were considered dangerous in the presence of congestive heart failure.
Our patient's persistent hypotension was refractory to adrenergic agents and IV fluids long after her tachycardia resolved.
Connor (University of Connecticut Health Center) and Meltzer (University of Massachusetts Medical School) review the pharmacodynamics, indications, dosage, metabolism, and interactions of the stimulants, antidepressants, mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, and adrenergic agents sometimes prescribed to children and adolescents.