What do adrenergic medications stimulate and block?
- Stimulate: sympathomimetic
- Block: sympatholytics
Give the name for adrenergic medications that block the sympathetic nervous system.
How do you get anaphalaxis?
- Insect sting, drugs, other allergens in sensitized individuals
- Difficulty breath
- Decreased blood pressure
- Other symptoms of shock
What is the drug of choice for anapylaxis?
What does it stimulate?
What preparation is available for immediate self-injection?
- EPI stimulates Beta 1 & 2 receptors
What is the alpha effect?
- Decreases blood
- Prolongs the action of local anesthetics
Why are beta-2 drug preferred in treatment of asthma today?
What does it treat?
- Selective beta-2 drugs:
- Albeuterol (proventil)
- Terbutaline (Breathine)
- Mild to moderate asthma
What is another name for Sympathomimetics?
Name the classifications.
Site of action.