levarterenol bitartrate

nor·ep·i·neph·rine bi·tar·trate

For actions and uses, see norepinephrine itself.
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levarterenol bitartrate

(lĕv″ăr-tĕ-rē′nŏl bī-tăr′trāt)
Former name for norepinephrine bitartrate. A sympathomimetic agent that, due to its vasopressor effect, may be useful in treating hypotension that accompanies shock. It is usually administered intravenously because it is rapidly inactivated.
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The spider's venom contains approximately eight separate proteins, mainly enzymes, from which levarterenol bitartrate, hemolysins, and hyaluronidase have been separated.[1] Other enzymes such as protease, esterase, and hyaluronidase, identified in the spider's venom, have also been found in snake venom.