Flashcards in Adrenergics Deck (6)
How is epinephrine used in anaphylactic shock?
alpha1- vasoconstriction, beta-2 bronchodilation, beta 2 decrease histamine release from mast cells
what are 5 approaches in treating shock?
Volume, NE, Isoproterenol
What are some cautions with alpha-agonists?
Localized aischemia may occur at infusion site
gradually decrease infusion
Cardiac stimulation can be achieved with beta 1 activation. In what diseases would this method be used?
What drugs can achieve beta-1 activation?
epinephrine (B1, B2 + a)
Isoproterenol (B1 + B2)
Dobutamine (b1 selective)