Define adrenergic receptors and the drugs acting on them
Describe the structural requirements of a sympathomimetics acting on α and β subtypes
Classify sympathomimetics and describe their preparation method
Describe the importance of specificity of the receptor environment based on optical isomers of ephedrine
Define sympatholytics and their utility
Classify sympatholytics, their uses and actions
Adrenergic drugs are those chemical agents that exert their principal pharmacologic and therapeutic effects by acting at peripheral sites to either enhance or reduce the activity of components (adrenaline) of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system. In general, ...