metaraminol(redirected from Aramine)
a sympathomimetic agent acting mainly as an α-adrenergic agonist but also stimulating the β1-adrenergic receptors of the heart and having potent vasopressor activity; administered intravenously, intramuscularly, or subcutaneously as the bitartrate salt for prevention and treatment of acute hypotensive states.
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metaraminolA SYMPATHOMIMETIC drug used as a heart stimulant in states of abnormally low blood pressure (hypotension) or to relieve PAROXYSMAL TACHYCARDIA caused by hypotension.
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