Pilocarpine decreased the heart rate. Typical of cholinergic agonists, it You correctly answered: decreased the frequency of action potentials. 1 The effect of atropine was to You correctly answered: mimic the sympathetic nervous system. 2
7/12/2019 PhysioEx Exercise 6 Activity 4 4/4 Review Sheet Results 3 To increase the heart rate, the best choices would be4 Describe the effect that pilocarpine had on the heart and why it had this effect. How well didthe results compare with your prediction?1 Atropine is an acetylcholine antagonist. Does atropine inhibit or enhance the effects ofacetylcholine? Describe your results and how they correlate with how the drug works. Howwell did the results compare with your prediction?2 Describe the benefits of administering digitalis.3 Distinguish between cholinergic and adrenergic chemical modifiers. Include examples ofeach in your discussion.4
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