beta-adrenergic agent


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beta-adrenergic agent

A synthetic or natural drug that stimulates beta (sympathetic) receptors, e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine.
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Beta-Adrenergic agents are among the most potent inhibitors of mast cell release, yet the asthmatic in an acute episode may be unresponsive to these drugs.
Bronchodilator responses to anticholinergic and beta-adrenergic agents in acute and stable COPD.