Sympathomimetic

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In medicine and pharmacology, sympathomimetics are "drugs that mimic the effects of stimulating postganglionic adrenergic sympathetic nerves. Included here are drugs that directly stimulate adrenergic receptors and drugs that act indirectly by provoking the release of adrenergic transmitters."[1]

Examples of cardiotonic agents include:

Examples of both cardiotonic agents and vasoconstrictor agents include:

Examples of bronchodilator agents include:

References

  1. Anonymous (2015), Sympathomimetic (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.