Science Quiz / MODA Adrenoreceptor Quiz

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the adrenoreceptor agonists and antagonists?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Score 0/25 Timer 05:00
ActionDrugExtra Info
non-selective α-antagonistcauses reflex tachycardia and postural hypotension
β blockerused in small doses for mild to moderate heart failure
β-2 antagonist
α-1 and non-selective beta antagonist3rd gen, used in heart failure
α-1 antagonistused in hypertension as a peripheral vasodilator
α and β antagonistused to treat hypertension in pregnancy, four isomers, 3rd gen.
α-2 agonistfalse transmitter, centrally-acting hypertension
α-2 agonistslightly selective, centrally-acting antihypertensive (hindbrain), omitting a single dose leads to rebound hypertension
non-selective β partial agonistnot useful in angina
β-2 agonistused in asthma to relax bronchi
β blockerclass II and III antidysrhythmic action
β1 agonistused in acute cardiogenic shock and heart failure
α-1 agonistused to raise BP in acute hypotension
ActionDrugExtra Info
non-selective β-agonisthas an antagonistic isomer
non-selective β-antagonistno longer used in hypertension due to bronchoconstriction
β-1 antagonistused in hypertension, cardiac dysrhytmia and angina
partial β agonistantihypertensive
α-2 antagonistprodrug for alpha-methylNA, centrally acting antihypertensive
α-2 antagonist
irreversible α-antagonistcan be used in combo with atenolol to prevent effects of large release of catecholamines during phaeochromocytoma excision
α-2 antagonist
adrenoreceptor agonistproduced in the adrenal gland from NA
α-2 agonistused in veterinary medicine for sedative effects
adrenoreceptor agonistproduced in the adrenal gland from tyrosine
highly selective β-1 blockerNOT ON DRUGS LIST, vasodilatation through NO release

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Join for Free
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Created May 9, 2011ReportNominate
Tags:action, antagonist, drug, extra

Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.