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  1. Propranolol
    Treatment for Hypertension.

    Lowers heart rate and blood pressure.

    Decreases sypathetic activity by blocking adrenergic receptors or inhibiting NE release.

    Beta-Blocker
  2. Albuterol
    Treatment for asthma/ dialates bronchioles.

    • Enhances sympathetic activity by blocking beta1 and beta2 adrenergic
    • receptor sites.

    Beta1 and beta2 blocker
  3. Phenylephrine
    • Treatment for colds.
    • Nasal decongestant that binds to a1receptors.

    Enhances sympathetic activity by increasing NE release or binding to adrenergic receptors.

    Sympathomimetic agent.
  4. Pilocarpine
    • Treatment for glacoma.
    • Opens Aqueous humor drainage pores.

    • Muscarinic ACh receptors.
    • Mimics effects of ACh.
    • Enhances Parasympathetic effects.

    Parasympathomimetic agent.
  5. Bethanechol
    • Treatment for Dysuria.
    • increases bladder contractions.

    • Enhances Parasympathetic effects.
    • selectively stimulates mascarinic receptors.

    Parasympathomimetic agent.

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