Pharmacology summary notes. Unit 8. REB, 4MedStudents.com. 2003. Amino Acid Transmitter. Excitatory Neurotransmitter : Glutamate, Aspartate, Cysteic Acid, Homocysteic acid Inhibitory Neurotransmitter : GABA, Glycine, Alanin, Taurine. GABA Agonist : Muscimol GABA Antagonist : Bicuculline
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Used to treat pheochromocytoma
Non Specific blocker ( α or β)
Used for hypertensive crisis with excess peripheral resistance
Non Selective β blocker (β1 or β2)
Propranolol, Timolol (used for chronic glaucoma)
Cardio-Selective Blocker (β2 only)
Atenolol (the only β blocker used for asthmatics
Acebutolol, Pindolol ( has intrinsic sympathomimetic effect
Used for emergency glaucoma
Clinical uses:A belladonna alkaloid, antispasmodic agent, antidote for muscarinic agonists (and idirect agonists as acetylcholinesterase inhibitors) and antisecretory agent.
Side effects: dry mouth, tachycardia, blurred vision and constipation