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PT204 autonomic drug

Adrenergics, Blockers, Cholinergics, Anticholinergics

TermDefinition
Adrenalin, EpiPen, EpiPen Jr. (epinephrine) Adrenergic Drug Used for bronchospasm, asthma, cardiac arrest,& anaphylaxis
ephedrine Adrenergic drug Used to raise blood pressure
dopamine Adrenergic drug Used to raise blood pressure, cardiotonic
Isuprel (isoproterenol) Adrenergic Drug Used for asthma or bronchospasm; for heartblock or ventricular arrythmias
Levophed (norepinephrine) Adrenergic Drug Used for severe shock, cardiac arrest
Neo-Synephrine / Sudafed PE (phenylephrine) Adrenergic Drug Used to raise blood pressure, & ventricular arrythmias
Inderal, Inderal LA propranolol (propranolol) Adrenergic Blockers (beta-blocker) Used for angina, arrhythmias, migraine. Can be used for blood pressure control when starting with small doses & gradually increasing.
Urecholine (bethanechol) Cholinergic Drug Used for postpartum or preoperative urinary retention. SHOULD NOT BE USED WITH BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY
Prostigmin (neostigmine) Cholinergic Drug Used for treatment of myasthenia gravis or as a neuromuscular blockade reversal
Isopto Carpine (pilocarpine) Cholinergic Drug Used to lower intraocular pressure in glaucoma
atropine Anticholinergic Drug (Cholinergic Blocker) Used preoperatively, for an insecticide or mushroom poisoning, bradycardia or atrioventricular block
Robinul (glycopyrrolate) Anticholinergic Drug (Cholinergic Blocker) Used preoperatively
Pro-Banthine (propantheline) Anticholinergic Drug (Cholinergic Blocker) Used to prevent motion sickness, or reduce salivary flow
Isopto Homatropine (homatropine) Anticholinergic Drug (Cholinergic Blocker) Used as an ophthalmic (eye) drop as a mydriatic
Salagen / Mestinon / Timespan (pyridostigmine) Cholinergic Drug Used for the treatment of xerostomia (dry mouth) or Myasthenia Gravis
Transderm-Scop / Donnatal (scopolamine) Anticholinergic Drug (Cholinergic Blocker) Used for motion sickness or for irritable bowel syndrome
Tenormin (atenolol) Adrenergic Blockers (beta-blocker)
Coreg (carvedilol) Adrenergic Blockers (beta-blocker)
Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) Adrenergic Blockers (beta-blocker)
Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) Adrenergic Blockers (beta-blocker)
Bystolic (nebivolol) Adrenergic Blockers (beta-blocker)
Normodyne / Trandate (labetalol) Adrenergic Blockers (beta-blocker)
Created by: pierce258
 

 



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