• BIO 264 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • 1.0. MODULE 1: TERMINOLOGY/HOMEOSTASIS
  • 2.0. MODULE 2: INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  • 3.0. MODULE 3: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  • 4.0. MODULE 4: THE CELL
  • 5.0. MODULE 5: CELL MEMBRANES-STRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT
  • 6.0. MODULE 6: NERVOUS SYSTEM ORGANIZATION
  • 7.0. MODULE 7: SKELETAL MUSCLE
  • 8.0. MODULE 8: METABOLISM
  • 9.0. MODULE 9: CONTROL OF BODY MOVEMENT
  • 10.0. MODULE 10: THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • 11.0. MODULE 11: THE BRAIN
  • 12.0. MODULE 12: SPECIAL SENSES
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  • 10.3.2

    Various Drugs Used to Modify the Actions of the ANS

    Drug Name

    Receptor and antagonist/agonist

    Indication(use)

    Phenylephrine

    α1 agonist

    Mydriatic

    Atropine

    Muscarinic antagonist

    Mydriatic/emergency medicine to increase heart rate

    Pilocarpine

    Muscarinic agonist

    Glaucoma

    Betaxolol

    Beta antagonist

    Glaucoma

    Prazosin

    α1 antagonist

    High blood pressure, Raynaud's disease

    Terazosin

    α1 antagonist

    High blood pressure, hyperhidrosis

    Atenolol

    b1 antagonist

    High blood pressure

    Ipratropium (Atrovent)

    Muscarinic antagonist

    Asthma/COPD

    Albuterol

    β2 agonist

    Asthma/COPD

    Bethanechol

    Muscarinic agonist

    Postoperative ileus

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