betamimetic

betamimetic

adjective Stimulating, mimicking or referring to beta adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous systems.
 
noun A betamimetic agent.

betamimetic

Pharmacology adjective Stimulating, mimicking or referring to beta adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous systems noun A betamimetic agent
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This abnormal hypertonic uterine contraction can be released by using intravenous betamimetic drugs or nitroglycerine.
Schroeter, "The effects of betamimetic drugs used for tocolysis on the fetal myocardium," Journal of Perinatal Medicine, vol.
It is well known that some flavonoids like betamimetic drugs which are used for tocolysis have a relaxant effect of the uterine smooth muscle by mediating cAMP (Revuelta et al.
"Betamimetic Drugs in the Prophylaxis of Preterm Labour: Extent and Rationale of Their Use." British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 91 (May): 431-37.
[14,15,18,20,32] This effect, however, is dose related, rapid in onset (immediately, [20] 15 minutes, [18,24] soon after gel placement [15]), likely related to parity, being more common in multiparous women, and quickly abolished with betamimetic tocolytic agents.