Sympathomimetic bronchodilator | definition of sympathomimetic bronchodilator by Medical dictionary
a medication that reduces bronchial muscle spasm through action that mimics the sympathetic nervous system in producing smooth muscle relaxation. It is commonly a beta2 receptor agonist agent.
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2-4) While the pathophysiology of the coexistence of these two disorders is not fully understood, it is thought that both stress induced cardiac dysfunction due to exaggerated sympathetic activation and use of sympathomimetic bronchodilators
instigates the myocardial stunning in such patients.
If additional adrenergic drugs, including other short-acting sympathomimetic bronchodilators
or epinephrine, are to be administered by any route, they should be used with caution to avoid deleterious cardiovascular effects.