Drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system: animation showing their mechanism of action

The following is a list of drugs related to the animation:

Adrenoceptor-Activating & Other Sympathomimetic Drugs

Dobutamine, Ephedrine, Epinephrine, Hydroxyamphetamine, Isoproterenol, Methylphenidate, Naphazoline, Norepinephrine.

Adrenoceptor Antagonist Drugs

Acebutolol, Atenolol, Betaxolol, Bisoprolol, Carteolol, Carvedilo,l Carvedilol, Esmolol, Labetalol, Metoprolol, Nadolol, Pindolol, Propranolol, Sotalol, Timolol.

Cholinoceptor-Activating (Acetylcholine receptor stimulants)

Acetylcholine, Bethanechol, Carbachol, Cevimeline, Pilocarpine.

Cholinoceptor-Blocking Drugs (Cholinoceptor antagonists)

Atropine, Belladonna alkaloids, Clidinium, Cyclopentolate, Darifenacin, Dicyclomine, Homatropine,  l-Hyoscyamine, Mepenzolate, Methantheline, Methscopolamine, Oxybutynin, Propantheline, Scopolamine, Solifenacin, Tridihexethyl, Tropicamide, Trospium.

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