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Pure alpha-agonist drugs (3):

Pseudoephedrine (Sudafed)-vasoconstrict bv of nose.
Midrodrine (ProAmantine)-hypotension syndromes.
Amphetamines-ADD.

2

Resuscitation agonist drugs (5):

Epinephrine (Adrenalin)-alpha 1/2 and beta 1/2.
Norepinephrine (Levophed)-alpha 1 and beta 1.
Dopamine (Intropin)-alpha/beta in periphery in high doses, lower doses dopamine in brain.
Isoproterenol (Isuprel)-beta agonist.
Dobutamine (Dobutrex)-beta-1 agonist, preferred drug.

3

Beta-2 agonist drugs (7):

Albuterol (Proventil). SA
Metaproterenol (Alupent). SA
Terbutaline (Breathaire/Bricanyl). SA
Salmeterol (Serevent). LA
Formoterol (Foradil). LA
Ritrodine and Terbutaline for uterine relaxants.

4

Beta-3 agonist:

Mirabegron (Myrbetriq) for overactive bladder.

5

Older anti-hypertensive alpha-1 blockers (3):

Doxazosin (Cardura).
Prazosin (Minipress).
Terazosin (Hytrin).

6

Alpha blockers for BPH (3):

Tamsulosin (Flomax).
Alfuzosin (Uroxatral).
Doxazosin (Cardura-KL).

7

Alpha blockers for reversal of EP (2):

Phentolamine (Regitime).
Phenoxybenzamine (Dibenzyline).

8

Migraine drug:

Ergot derivatives (Cafergot).

9

Beta blocker drug:

Propranolol (Inderal).

10

Hydrophilic BB:

Atenolol (Tenormin).

11

Beta-1 selective BBs (4):

Metoprolol (Lopressor).
Atenolol (Tenormin).
Nebivolol (Bystolic <10mg).
Betaxolol (Betopic).

12

Nonselective BBs (3):

Propranolol (Inderal).
Nadolol (Corgard).
Timolol (Timoptic).

13

ISA/Lipid neutral BBs (4):

Pindolol (Visken).
Acebutolol (Sectral).
Carteolol (Ocuspres).
Metoprolol (Lopressor).

14

Membrane stabilizing effects BBs (3):

Propranolol (Inderal).
Acebutolol (Sectral).
Esmolol (Brevibloc/Kerlone

15

Parasympathetic direct-action drugs (4):
(Turn on muscarinic receptor)

Pilocarpine.
Muscarine.
Arecoline.
Bethanechol (Urecholine).

16

Parasympathetic indirect-action drugs (7):
(inhibits action of tissue acetylcholinesterase)

Edrophonium (Tensilon).
Neostigmine (Prostigmin).
Physostigmine.
Pyridostimine (Mestinon).
Donepezil (Aricept).
Rivastigmine (Exelon).
Galamantamine (Razadyne).

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Anti cholinergic parasympatholytic drugs (11):

Atropine.
Dicyclomine (Bentyl).
Flavoxate (Urispas).
Hyoscyamine (Cystospaz and Levsin, Levsinex).
Oxybutynin (Ditropan & Oxybutol transdermal).
Propantheline (Pro-Banthine).
Tolteridine (Detrol).
Trospium (Sanctura).
Darifenacin (Enablex).
Solefanacin (Vesicare).
Ipratropium (Atrovent).