adrenergic : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  drug that has the effects of epinephrine
  • a  relating to epinephrine (its release or action)

  • More specifically, the drugs block the so-called beta-adrenergic receptors--molecules, found in muscles, that respond to surges of adrenaline.
  • Alpha-adrenergic agents, originally used to treat high blood pressure, have been effective in reducing ADHD symptoms in some children.
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  • Gencaro™ Potential Efficacy in Preventing Atrial Fibrillation Paper Published in JACC: Heart Failure
    ARCA biopharma, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company developing genetically-targeted therapies for cardiovascular diseases, today announced that the paper “Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation by Bucindolol is Dependent on the Beta-1 389 Arg/Gly Adrenergic Receptor Polymorphism” was published in the journal JACC: Heart Failure [], a ...
    June 6, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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