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Epinephrine

The active sympathomimetic hormone from the ADRENAL MEDULLA. 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.

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Tree Number(s): D02.033.100.291.310, D02.092.063.291.310, D02.092.211.215.311.461, D02.092.311.461

MeSH Unique ID: D004837

Registry Number: YKH834O4BH

Entry Terms:

  • 4-(1-Hydroxy-2-(methylamino)ethyl)-1,2-benzenediol
  • Adrenaline
  • Epinephrine Acetate
  • Acetate, Epinephrine
  • Medihaler-Epi
  • Epinephrine Hydrochloride
  • Adrenaline Hydrochloride
  • Epitrate
  • Lyophrin
  • Epifrin
  • Epinephrine Bitartrate
  • Adrenaline Acid Tartrate
  • Epinephrine Hydrogen Tartrate
  • Adrenaline Bitartrate

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