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alpha receptor agonist that acts at alpha2 receptors in the CNS to produce vasodilation and is used in the treatment of hypertension; also as adjunct in opioid or alcohol withdrawa
antihypertensive that may cause epi-reversal
beta-adrenergic agonist that affects both beta-1 and beta-2 receptors
non-selective direct acting sympatholytic agent used to treat frostbite
blocks the reuptake of catecholamines into presynaptic terminals, thus prolonging the action of catecholamines
specific adrenergic alpha-1 receptor agonist useful in clearing stuffy noses
may cause tremors in the old ppl
mixed-acting sympathomimetic used as decongestant, can be used to make methamphetamine
ADHD drug developed to be non-abusable
antihypertensive agent that blocks both alpha1 and both beta1 and beta2 receptors to produce vasodilation = called a “vasodilating” beta blocker, used with heart failure patien
non-selective beta-blocker used to treat hypertension and angina (chronically)
alpha receptor agonist originally thought to act as false neurotransmitter that acts at alpha2 receptors in the CNS to produce vasodilation
irreversible alpha blocker used in the treatment of pheochromocytoma
indirect-acting sympathomimetic that causes severe xerostomia
indirect-acting sympatholytic
presence in food can cause hypertensive crisis in patients taking MAO inhibitor
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agonist at feedback receptors on presynaptic terminal
specific alpha-1 adrenergic receptor blocker used only for relief of urinary retention in prostatic hypertrophy
non-stimulant drug used to treat ADHD
sympatholytic that can cause bronchoconstriction
cardioselective beta-1 adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat hypertension
selective beta-2 agonist used in aerosol inhalers as a bronchodilator in the treatment of exercise-induced asthma
selective alpha-1 receptor blocker useful in the treatment of hypertension due to its vasodilatory actions
reversible alpha-1 and alpha-2 blocker useful in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma
antihypertensive that may cause orthostatic hypotension
promotes release of catecholamines into synaptic cleft
alpha-1 specific sympathomimetic used to treat hypotension
non-selective sympatholytic agent used to treat performance anxiety
mixed-acting sympathomimetic found in OTC preparations used to promote energy and weight-loss before it was removed from marketplace
sympatholytic agent specifically approved for use in heart failure patients
selective beta-1 agonist useful for stimulating cardiac function in cases of congestive heart failure

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