Info

Class

Drugs

Pharmacological Actions

Applications

Untoward Effects

Comments

Direct-acting

Epinephrine

Increase in heart rate

Open-angle glaucoma

Palpitation

Not given orally

nonselective

(°p O^ ^ b3)

Increase in blood pressure

With local anesthetics to

Cardiac arrhythmias

Life saving in

agonists

Increased contractility

prolong action

Cerebral hemorrhage

anaphylaxis or

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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