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Adrenergics Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

Module 2

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Adrenergic Drugs

drugs that mimic or interfere with the functi­oning of the SNS by affecting the release or action of epinep­hrine & norepi­nep­hrine

Direct & Indirect Sympat­hom­imetics

Some adrene­rgics are indirect acting, where they stimulate the catach­ola­mines of our own (hormones/ chemicals) to activate the SNS)
Direct acting bind directly with receptor (such as nor-ep­ine­phrine)

Alpha-1 Receptors

Vasoco­nst­ric­tion, increase peripheral resist­ance, increase BP, increase closure of internal sphincter of bladder, mydriasis (pupil dilation)