HOW DO ALPHA/BETA ADRENERGIC AGONISTS WORK?
Alpha/beta-adrenergic agonists are a class of drugs that act simultaneously on alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors. Alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors are types of adrenergic receptors that play a central role in the sympathetic nervous system—the part of the nervous system that increases heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate, and eye pupil size. Alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors are mainly present in the:
Stimulating alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors can lead to:
HOW ARE ALPHA/BETA ADRENERGIC AGONISTS USED?
Alpha/beta adrenergic agonists are administered intravenously or as a prefilled autoinjector syringe and are used to treat:
WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF ALPHA/BETA ADRENERGIC AGONISTS?
Side effects associated with alpha/beta adrenergic agonists include:
- Abdominal pain
- Blurred vision
- Irregular heartbeat
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.