Classification for sympathomimetics (adrenergic drugs)

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Classification for sympathomimetics (adrenergic drugs)

I. Pressor agents
Noradrenaline (Norepinephrine)
Ephedrine
Dopamine (DOPAT)
Phenylephrine (FRENIN)
II. Cardiac stimulants
Adrenaline (EPINEPHRINE)
Isoprenaline (Isoproterenol; ISOPRIN)
III. Bronchodilators
Adrenaline
Salbutamol (ASTHALIN)
Isoprenaline (ISOPRIN)
Orciprenaline (ALUPENT)
Terbutaline (BRICANYL)
Bambuterol (ROBUROL)
Salmeterol (SEROBID)
Other agents are isoetharine, fenoterol, rimeterol etc.
IV. Nasal decongestants
Ephedrine
Phenylephrine (ANDRE)
Pseudoephedrine (SUDAFED)
Oxymetazoline (NASIVION)
Xylometazoline (OTRIVIN)
V. CNS stimulants
Ephedrine
Dexamphetamine (DEXEDRINE)
VI. Uterine relaxants and vasodilators
Isoxsuprine (DUVADILAN)
Nylidrin (ARLIDIN)
Ritodrine
Orciprenaline
Terbutaline
VII.Anorectics
Fenfluramine (FLABOLIN)
Dexfenfluramine (ISOMERIDE)
Sibutramine (OBESTAT)

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