isoproterenol(redirected from Isoprotenerol)
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Related to Isoprotenerol: epinephrine, atropine, metaproterenol, phenylephrine, Isoproterenol hydrochloride
a synthetic adrenergic, used in the form of the hydrochloride and sulfate salts as a bronchodilator, and in the form of the hydrochloride salt as a cardiac stimulant.
A sympathomimetic β-receptor stimulant possessing the cardiac excitatory, but not the vasoconstrictor, actions of epinephrine. Chemically it differs from epinephrine in having an isopropyl group replacing the methyl group attached to the nitrogen atom; rarely used because of the availability of more specific agents.
Sympathomimetic β-receptor stimulant possessing cardiac excitatory, but not the vasoconstrictor, actions of epinephrine.