adrenergic drug


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Noun1.adrenergic drug - drug that has the effects of epinephrineadrenergic drug - drug that has the effects of epinephrine
phenylephrine - a powerful vasoconstrictor used to dilate the pupils and relieve nasal congestion
phenylpropanolamine - an adrenergic drug used in many preparations to relieve allergic reactions or respiratory infections; "drugs containing phenylpropanolamine are being recalled"
pressor, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor - any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
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Another [alpha]-1 adrenergic drug, doxazosin, 8 to 16 mg/d, has shown benefit for PTSD as well.
Munk worked at Allergan initially as a drug discovery scientist and subseguently as co-team leader of the adrenergic drug discovery team.
What is a common side effect of a selective beta-2 adrenergic drug, such as albuterol?