Alpha adrenergic receptors location and effects highlighted in pharmacology charts.
Overview on acetylcholine receptors pharmacology: differences between muscarinic and nicotinic receptors, classification, location, acetylcholine receptors and ANS.
The following set of lectures has been created by Dr. Edwin Jackson and were published in the Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology, a branch of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). Why study autonomic pharmacology? Outline of slides: Parasympathetic Ganglionic Synapse, Parasympathetic Organ Synapse, Sympathetic Ganglionic Synapse, Sympathetic Ganglionic Synapse, How do drugs […]
A recent article in PLoS Medicine shows that epinephrine impairs wound healing and proposes beta blockers as a potential medication. Stress-Mediated Increases in Systemic and Local Epinephrine Impair Skin Wound Healing: Potential New Indication for Beta Blockers Raja K. Sivamani1, Christine E. Pullar1¤, Catherine G. Manabat-Hidalgo1, David M. Rocke2, Richard C. Carlsen3, David G. Greenhalgh4,5, […]
The following are multiple choice questions in a style similar to those included in the USMLE step 1. The main topic here is: Autonomic Pharmacology: Sympathetic Nervous System. This quiz has been uploaded to Scribd by medical student James Lamberg. The correct answers can be found in link at the end of this post. Note: […]
Direct sympathomimetic catecholamines mnemonic DINED: Dopamine Isoproterenol Norepinephrine Epinephrine Dobutamine Thanks to MedExcel
From JournalWatch: Alpha-Blocker Does Not Ease Symptoms of Chronic Prostatitis Alfuzosin, an alpha-adrenergic–receptor blocker, does not improve symptoms in men with chronic prostatitis–chronic pelvic pain syndrome, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study.
Direct sympathomimetic catecholamines DINED: Dopamine Isoproterenol Norepinephrine Epinephrine Dobutamine Thanks to MedExcel
Anticholinergic side effects “Know the ABCD’S of anticholinergic side effects”: Anorexia Blurry vision Constipation/ Confusion Dry Mouth Sedation/ Stasis of urine Thanks to MedExcel