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Adrenergic Agonists

Adrenergic agonists are a type of drug used to treat a range of conditions including high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythms, heart disease.

There are several different types of adrenergic agonists including

  • α1 agonists such as methoxamine
  • α2 agonists such as clonidine and guanfacine

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