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Epinephrine

Introduction: Epinephrine

Description of Epinephrine

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Epinephrine -- Teratogenic Agent:
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Epinephrine: A sympathomimetic agent interacting with both alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors, causing cardiac stimulation, vasoconstriction, bronchodilation, blood glucose elevation, and gastrointestinal relaxation. Clinical Use: Ventricular Fibrillation, Anaphylactic Shock, Asthma, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Glaucoma, and Topical Anesthetic-Adjuvant.(NCI)
Source: Diseases Database

Epinephrine: active sympathomimetic hormone from the adrenal medulla in most species; it stimulates both the alpha- and beta- adrenergic systems, causes systemic vasoconstriction and gastrointestinal relaxation, stimulates the heart, and dilates bronchi and cerebral vessels; used in treatment of asthma and cardiac failure and to delay absorption of local anesthetics.
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Epinephrine: The active sympathomimetic hormone from the adrenal medulla in most species. It stimulates both the alpha- and beta- adrenergic systems, causes systemic vasoconstriction and gastrointestinal relaxation, stimulates the heart, and dilates bronchi and cerebral vessels. It is used in asthma and cardiac failure and to delay absorption of local anesthetics.
Source: MeSH 2007

Epinephrine: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Epinephrine:

Drug name confusion

Because many drug names share similar spellings or sound almost identical when spoken, it is possible to mistake the name of a particular medication. Other drugs that are sometimes confused with Epinephrine include:

Epinephrine as a Disease

Epinephrine: Another name for Epinephrine -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
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Epinephrine: Related Diseases

Epinephrine: Epinephrine is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Epinephrine (Epinephrine -- Teratogenic Agent)

Some of the symptoms of Epinephrine incude:

Epinephrine as an Organ

Epinephrine (organ): Epinephrine is one of a variety of catecholamines, which are hormone...more »

Epinephrine (organ): See Epinephrine (organ information).

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Source: Diseases Database

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Related Topics

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More specific terms for Epinephrine:

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Broader terms for Epinephrine

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Source - CRISP

The term Epinephrine can be used for:

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The description of Epinephrine may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Epinephrine

The following list attempts to classify Epinephrine into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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