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adrenergic

[‚ad·rə′nər·jik]
(physiology)
Describing the chemical activity of epinephrine or epinephrine-like substances.
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It contains a beta-3 adrenergic receptor agonist combined with hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in the human body and commonly used in products like skin moisturisers.
Another [alpha]-1 adrenergic drug, doxazosin, 8 to 16 mg/d, has shown benefit for PTSD as well.
Target: Two beta adrenergic blocker (Inderal XL and InnoPran XL) to treat hypertension
The older adrenergic agents with strong beta 1 and alpha stimulating effects were considered dangerous in the presence of congestive heart failure.
Olanzapine has the lowest affinity for adrenergic receptors (16).
I wrote that Townsend Letter 2014 article because, ever since my mother developed dilated cardiomyopathy and especially after she had a dramatic response to a selective beta blocker, I believed that beta adrenergic and/or muscarinic cholinergic autoantibodies played a role in Mom's DCM, my CFS, and CFS in a subset of other patients (and that Mom's DCM was most likely due, in part, to beta 1 adrenergic autoantibodies.
to] No Table 2: Combined effect of CaMKII overexpression and [beta]- adrenergic agonist on EADs.
INV102 (nadolol), a beta blocker (beta adrenergic inverse agonist) currently used to treat high blood pressure and migraine, is being repurposed to treat chronic inflammatory airway diseases, including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Hancock reported presence of [alpha] adrenergic and [beta] adrenergic receptors in human ureter.
Historically, the first step in characterizing adrenergic agonists was to separate [alpha]-AR from [beta]-AR (Sillence et al.