helpful in decreasing symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)
has a greater affinity for certain receptors
mimics stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system
same as alpha blockers
Adrenergic receptors are located on the cells of:
Urinary retention may occur with high doses of these drugs:
The antidote for IV infiltration of alpha and beta-andrenergic drugs such as norepinephrine and dopamine is:
The alpha blocker that may cause impotence or a decrease in libido is:
Mood changes such as depression and suicidal tendencies are possible when taking which type of adrenergic blocker?
Abruptly stopping a beta blocker can cause rebound:
Nonselective beta blockers such as Inderal are contraindicated in pts with ______ and_______.
Antagonistic effect-negating a therapeutic action
What is most likely to occur if a pt is taking an adrenergic agonist with an adrenergic blocker?
increases gastrointestinal relaxation
increases force of heart contraction
decreases salivary secretions
inhibits release of norepinephrine
increases heart rate
promotes uterine relaxation
dilates blood vessels