Phar ch13

  1. For the sympathetic nervous system, what is the neurotransmitter released at almost all postganglionic nerves
    • NE
    • norepinephrine
    • exception is sweat glands, which Ach is the neurotransmitter
  2. catecholamines
    • class of natural agents which are involved in neurotransmission
    • Includes epinephrine (adrenalin) and dopamine
  3. noncatecholamines
    • drugs that have a slightly different chemical structure than catecholamines
    • Ex: ephedrine, phenylephrine, terbutaline
    • *All bind to same target tissues as adrenalin
  4. 2 types of neurotransmitter for autonomic receptors
    • Norepinephrine
    • acetylcholine
Author
jskunz
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308158
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Phar ch13
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Pharm chapter 13
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