Mammalian Drugs Test 2

Mammalian Drugs Test 2 - Alpha Agonists Alpha 1 used...

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Alpha Agonists Alpha 1: used because their affect on vascular smooth muscle, particularly on the arterioles. -Cardiovascular Shock -Hypotension - used as adjunct during spinal anesthesia to combat hypotension -Nasal Decongestants - no direct effect on mucus glands but effect on arterioles supplying the glands -Local Anesthetic Adjunct - helps control bleeding and keeps local anesthetic in place longer Drug: Phenlyephrine (Neosynephrine) - Active ingredient in nasal sprays Alpha 2: (inhibitory) -Hypertension - By stimulating A-2 Receptors, inhibit sympathetic outflow and relieve hypertension -Glaucoma - central effect Drugs: Clonodine (Catapress) (Alphagan) - Treats hypertension BOTH: Drugs: Epinephrine (Adrenaline) Norepinephrine (Levophed) Beta Agonists Beta-1: used to treat the heart. Increases cardiac output and increases force of contraction - Cardiac Arrest - Heart Failure (congestive) - Shock (particularly cardiogenic shock) Drug: (Dobutrex) - treats cardiac failure Beta-2: used to treat asthma; can also be used to delay labor
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2010 for the course BIOL 5600 taught by Professor Wit during the Spring '06 term at Auburn University.

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