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Alpha Adrenergic Agonist

Multiple System Atrophy aka Shy-Drager Disease... Parkinsonism + Autonomic Dysfunction + Neurological Signs... increased falls, dizziness, orthostatic hypotension, erectile dysfunction, resting tremor, rigidity, bradykinesia... Treated with intravascular volume expansion, fludrocortisone, salt supplements, alpha adrenergic agonists, and constrictive garments

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Heart Failure Medication: Beta-Blockers, Alpha Activity, Beta-Blockers, Beta-1 Selective, ACE Inhibitors, ARBs, Inotropic Agents, Vasodilators, Nitrates, B-type Natriuretic Peptides, I(f) Inhibitors, ARNIs, Diuretics, Loop, Diuretics, Thiazide, Diuretics, Other, Diuretics, Potassium-Sparing, Aldosterone Antagonists, Selective, Alpha/Beta Adrenergic Agonists, Calcium Channel Blockers, Anticoagulants, Cardiovascular, Opioid Analgesics

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α2 receptors are located on the presynaptic terminal. eg Clonidine ligand is an α2 receptor agonist. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha-2_adrenergic_receptor

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