Adrenergic Agonists

Isoprenaline – Uses, Precautions, and Interactions

Background Isoprenaline (also known as Isoproterenol) is a non-selective beta-adrenergic receptor agonist indicated to treat heart block, Adams-Stokes attacks, bronchospasm in anesthesia, cadiac arrest, hypovolemic shocks, septic shock, hypoperfusion, congestive heart failure, and cardiogenic shock. Isoprenaline research in the 1940s found that this isopropyl analog of epinephrine dilated the bronchi, as well as raising the heart rate and cardiac output, …

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