- Adrenergic Agonists
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Drugs that bind to and activate adrenergic receptors.
Drug Drug Description Droxidopa A medication used to treat symptomatic neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (nOH) caused by dopamine beta-hydroxylase deficiency, non-diabetic autonomic neuropathy and primary autonomic failure caused by conditions such as Parkinson's disease. Pseudoephedrine An alpha and beta adrenergic agonist used to treat nasal and sinus congestion, as well as allergic rhinitis. Ephedrine An alpha and beta-adrenergic agonist indicated to treat hypotension under anesthesia, allergic conditions, bronchial asthma, and nasal congestion. Dipivefrin A prodrug of epinephrine used in ophthalmic solutions to reduce intraocular pressure in chronic open-angle glaucoma. Midodrine An alpha-adrenergic antagonist used to treat orthostatic hypotension. Isoetharine For the treatment of asthma, wheezing, and chronic asthmatic bronchitis. Norepinephrine A sympathomimetic used in the control of blood pressure during various hypotensive states and as an adjunct treatment during cardiac arrest. Phenylephrine An alpha-1 adrenergic agonist used in the management of hypotension, generally in the surgical setting associated with the use of anesthetics. Phenylpropanolamine A sympathomimetic that was previously used in nasal decongestants and weight loss products, but has been withdrawn by the FDA due to safety risks and lack of efficacy. Brimonidine An alpha-2 adrenergic agonist used to treat glaucoma and ocular hypertension, as well as facial erythema in rosacea. Clonidine An alpha-2 adrenergic agonist used to treat hypertension and severe cancer pain, among other conditions, and to treat withdrawal symptoms from various substances. It is also used to aid in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma and to prevent migraines. Metaraminol For the treatment and prevention of hypotension due to hemorrhage, spinal anesthesia, and shock associated with brain damage Guanabenz An alpha-2 adrenergic agonist used to treat hypertension. Dexmedetomidine An alpha-2 agonist used for sedation during various procedures. Epinephrine A hormone and neurotransmitter used to treat allergic reactions, to restore cardiac rhythm, and to control mucosal congestion, glaucoma, and asthma. Tizanidine An alpha-2 adrenergic agonist used for the short-term treatment of muscle spasticity. Methoxamine An alpha adrenergic agonist used to treat hypotension. Orciprenaline A beta-2 adrenergic agonist used to treat bronchospasm, asthma, and COPD. Dobutamine A beta-1 agonist used to treat cardiac decompensation in patients with organic heart disease or from cardiac surgery. Ritodrine An adrenergic beta agonist used to treat premature labor. Terbutaline A beta-2 adrenergic agonist used as a bronchodilator and to prevent premature labor. Bitolterol Used to dilate air passages in the lungs that have become narrowed as a result of disease or inflammation. It is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive... Oxymetazoline An alpha-1A adrenoceptor agonist used to treat nasal congestion, allergic reactions of the eye, and facial erythema associated with rosacea. Salmeterol A long-acting beta-2 adrenergic receptor agonist used to treat asthma and COPD. Apraclonidine An alpha adrenergic agonist used to treat raised intraocular pressure. Methyldopa A centrally-acting alpha-2 adrenergic agonist used to manage hypertension alone or in combination with hydrochlorothiazide, and to treat hypertensive crises. Formoterol An inhaled long-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist used as a bronchodilator in the management of asthma and COPD. Salbutamol A beta-2 adrenergic receptor agonist used to treat asthma, bronchitis, COPD, as well as prevent exercise induced bronchospasms. Guanfacine An alpha-2A adrenergic receptor agonist used to treat ADHD. Isoprenaline A catecholamine non-selective beta-adrenergic agonist typically used to treat bradycardia and heart block. Arbutamine Used to elicit acute cardiovascular responses (cardiac stumulant), similar to those produced by exercise, in order to aid in diagnosing the presence or absence of coronary artery disease (CAD) in... Arformoterol A beta-2 adrenergic agonist and bronchodilator used for long term, symptomatic treatment of reversible bronchoconstriction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Fenoterol A beta-2 adrenergic agonist and bronchodilator used for the symptomatic treatment of asthma. Pirbuterol A beta-2 adrenergic agonist and bronchodilator used for the symptomatic treatment of asthma. Mephentermine A sympathomimetic agent used in the treatment of hypotension. Procaterol A beta-2 adrenergic receptor agonist and bronchodilator used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Clenbuterol A decongestant and bronchodilator used in a variety of respiratory conditions. Nebivolol A beta blocking agent used to treat hypertension and aid in the management of heart failure. Lofexidine A centrally acting alpha2-adrenergic agonist used for the symptomatic treatment of acute opioid withdrawal syndrome to facilitate abrupt opioid discontinuation in adults. Amibegron Investigated for use/treatment in depression, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and obesity. Nylidrin A vasodilator used to treat patients with peripheral vascular disorders, and elderly patients with symptoms associated with organic mental disorders. Solabegron Investigated for use/treatment in diabetes mellitus type 2, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and urinary incontinence. Naphazoline A sympathomimetic vasoconstrictor used for the symptomatic relief of redness and itching of the eye, and nasal congestion. Mirabegron A beta-3 adrenergic agonist used to treat overactive bladder and neurogenic detrusor overactivity. Adrafinil Used to relieve excessive sleepiness and inattention in elderly patients. Isoxsuprine A beta-adrenergic agonist used in the symptomatic treatment of cerebrovascular insufficiency, peripheral vascular disease of arteriosclerosis obliterans, thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's disease) and Raynaud's disease. Hexoprenaline Hexoprenaline is a stimulant of beta 2 adrenergic receptors. It is used as a bronchodilator, antiasthmatic, and tocolytic agent. Etilefrine An adrenergic agonist primarily of α1 and β1 receptors used as an anti-hypotensive. Befunolol Used in the management of open angle glaucoma. PMID: 12480285. Olodaterol A long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist used in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. Cirazoline Cirazoline acts on a number of α adrenergic receptors. It is an agonist of α1A, partial agonist of α1B and α1D, and a nonselective antagonist of α2. It is believed... Synephrine Synephrine, also referred to as, p-synephrine, is naturally occurring alkaloid. It is present in approved drug products as neo-synephrine, its m-substituted analog. p-synephrine and m-synephrine are known for their longer... Racepinephrine A bronchodilator used to treat intermittent asthma. Amitraz Amitraz is a non-systemic acaricide and insecticide. It was generated in 1969 by the Boots Co. in England. Amitraz presents insect repellent effects and hence, it can be used as... Medetomidine Medetomidine is a synthetic compound used as a surgical anesthetic and analgesic. It is normally found as its hydrochloride salt, medetomidine hydrochloride. Medetomidine is an intravenously available alpha-2 adrenergic agonist.... Xylazine Xylazine is a clonidine analog which acts as an agonist at α2 adrenoceptors. Veterinarians also use xylazine as an emetic, especially in cats. Ractopamine Not Annotated Romifidine Romifidine is a veterinary drug utilized as a sedative primarily in large animals, most frequently horses. It is also used less commonly in a wide variety of other animal species.... Detomidine Used as a large animal sedative, primarily in horses. Rilmenidine An I1-imidazoline receptor agonist used to treat hypertension. Ritobegron Ritobegron is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02256735 (Study to Investigate the Effect of KUC 7483 CL on the QT/QTc Interval of the ECG in Comparison to Placebo and Moxifloxacin... Tulobuterol An inhaled long-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist used as a bronchodilator in the management of asthma and COPD. Dopexamine Dopexamine has been used in trials studying the diagnostic and treatment of Free Flap, Oral Cancer, Hypotension, Septic Shock, and Head and Neck Cancer. Higenamine Higenamine is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01451229 (Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Higenamine in Chinese Healthy Subjects). Reproterol A short-acting β2 adrenoreceptor agonist used to treat various types of asthma including allergic asthma, non-allergic asthma, and exercise-induced asthma. Octopamine Octopamine is structurally similar to norepinephrine. It has been used as a nootropic, and therefore it and all of its enantiomer are prohibited by the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) as... Norfenefrine Not Annotated Oxyfedrine Not Annotated Rimiterol Not Annotated Methoxyphenamine Not Annotated Tretoquinol Not Annotated Prenalterol Not Annotated Xamoterol Xamoterol is a β1-adrenoceptor partial agonist that has shown to improve systolic and diastolic function in studies with heart failure patients. It modulates the sympathetic control of the heart but... Ephedra sinica root An alpha and beta-adrenergic agonist used for the management of respiratory conditions related to bronchial asthma, such as wheezing, shortness of breath, and tightness of chest. DL-Methylephedrine Used as an antitussive and decongestant . Xylometazoline A direct-acting alpha-adrenergic agonist used for the symptomatic treatment of nasal congestion and minor inflammation due to allergies or colds. Pergolide A long-acting dopamine agonist that is uncommonly used for the management of Parkinson's disease, due to the risk for cardiac valvulopathy. Bromocriptine A dopamine D2 receptor agonist used for the treatment of galactorrhea due to hyperprolactinemia and other prolactin-related conditions, as well as in early Parkinsonian Syndrome. Metamfetamine A sympathomimetic agent used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and exogenous obesity. Moxonidine An imidazoline/α-2 receptor agonist used to treat hypertension, especially in cases where ACE inhibitors, β-blockers, calcium channel blockers, and thiazides are not appropriate or provide inadequate blood pressure control. Phendimetrazine A sympathomimetic amine used as adjunct therapy for the short term management of exogenous obesity. Ergometrine An ergot alkaloid used for the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage and post abortion hemorrhage in patients with uterine atony. Isometheptene A sympathomimetic used to relieve painful spasms in combination with other agents such as caffeine and metamizole. Tetryzoline An alpha-adrenergic agonist used in the temporary symptomatic relief of discomfort and redness of the eyes due to minor irritations, as well as alleviate nasal congestion. Etomidate A short-acting intravenous anesthetic indicated for the induction of anesthesia and supplementation of subpotent anesthesia during short operative procedures. Bambuterol A long acting beta2-adrenoceptor agonist for the management of lung diseases associated with bronchospasm. Indacaterol An inhaled long-acting beta-2 adrenergic agonist used to relax bronchial smooth muscle and improve symptoms and airflow obstruction caused by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and moderate to severe asthma. Vilanterol A long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist used in combination with other bronchodilators for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. Celiprolol A beta-blocker for the management of hypertension and angina pectoris. Levosalbutamol A beta-2 adrenergic receptor agonist used to treat COPD and asthma. Doxofylline A methylxanthine derivative used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and bronchospasms. Protokylol Protokylol is a β-adrenergic receptor agonist used as a bronchodilator in Europe and the United States. Etafedrine A beta-2 adrenoceptor agonist used to treat a cough associated with inflamed mucosa. Bethanidine For the treatment of hypertension. Abediterol Abediterol has been used in trials studying the treatment of Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma. PF-00610355 PF-00610355 has been used in trials studying the treatment of Lung Disease, Moxifloxacin, Pulmonary Disease, Asthma, Bronchial, and Bronchial Diseases, among others. Anisodamine Anisodamine has been investigated for the treatment of Intestinal Diseases. Hydroxyamphetamine An indirectly acting sympathomimetic agent producing mydriasis for diagnostic purposes. Benzphetamine A sympathomimetic used to manage exogenous obesity short term. 4-Methoxyamphetamine Not Available Levonordefrin A topical sympathomimetic amine found in local anesthetic products that is used for nasal decongestion or vasoconstriction during dental procedures. Racephedrine Not Annotated 4-Bromo-2,5-dimethoxyphenethylamine Not Available Batefenterol Batefenterol has been used in trials studying the treatment of Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive. Amidephrine A sympathomimetic indicated in the treatment of acute, chronic, vasomotor, and allergic rhinitis.
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