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Unformatted text preview: metaprolol & atenolol derived from ephedrine Ephedra sinica China Adrenergic blocker at Beta 1 receptors to treat HTN verapamil derived from papaverine Papaver somniferum SE Europe block cardiac Ca+ channels to slow conduction and treat HTN reserpine Rauvolfia serpentina India Reduces norepinephrine levels in synapse by damaging storage vesicles in nerve terminus deserpidine Rauvolfia canescens India Reduces norepinephrine levels in synapse by damaging storage vesicles in nerve terminus...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2009 for the course IB 117 taught by Professor Professorcarlson during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '08