The pharmacological effect of epinephrine (Adrenalin) upon the
gastrointestinal (G.I.) tract is:
Increases motility and tone.
Decreases motility and tone.
None of the above.
What is the indication for the use of norepinephrine?
To prolong the action of local anesthetics.
To treat allergic reactions.
To restore blood pressure in selective hypotensive states.
Isoproterenol (Isuprel) is used in a variety of conditions. It is used:
To restore blood pressure in selected hypotensive states.
As a bronchodilator in respiratory disorders.
As a local vasoconstrictor to prolong the effects of local anesthetics.
Metaproterenol (Alupent) is indicated for use as a:
Bronchodilator for bronchial asthma.
Treatment for narcolepsy.