American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Activated by or capable of releasing epinephrine or an epinephrinelike substance, especially in the sympathetic nervous system: adrenergic nerve fibers.
- adj. Having physiological effects similar to those of epinephrine: an adrenergic drug.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. producing or activated by epinephrine or adrenaline.
- adj. relating to epinephrine (its release or action)
- n. drug that has the effects of epinephrine
- From adrenaline + -ergic. (Wiktionary)
- adren(aline) + -ergic. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“More importantly, it appeared that the patients in the green cluster appeared to respond with slightly greater weight loss to adrenergic treatment with ephedra and caffeine (not exactly my choice of antiobesity drugs) in an 8 week intervention.”
“In general, the pharmacological effects of cocaine, the "cocaine reaction," can be divided into 3 phases with the degree of effects seen dependent on the amount on the amount of cocaine used. 11 "Early stimulation" deals with initial adrenergic stimulation form the increase of norepinephrine and is the "fight or flight" reaction.”
“It is advisable to use a direct-acting alpha-adrenergic agonist, such as norepinephrine, because their actions are not dependent upon the release of intracellular amines, the metabolism and availability of which are altered by MAO-I's.”
“Conventional therapy for hypertensive crisis should be employed. 5 A rapid short-acting parenteral alpha-adrenergic blocker, such as phentolamine, or vasodilators, such as nitroprusside, are recommended.”
“Beta2 adrenergic agonist drugs have been found to have certain “thermogenic” qualities.”
“Produced from serotonin at night in the pineal gland by stimulating adrenergic beta1 - and alpha1-receptors, this neuro-hormone regulates circadian rhythm and promotes sound sleep.”
“Beta-adrenergic (ie adrenalin producing) blockers deplete CoQ10 by interfering with the production of this essential enzyme for energy production.”
“Kishi T, Watanabe T, Folkers K. Bioenergetics in clinical medicine XV: Inhibition of coenzyme Q10-enzymes by clinically used adrenergic blockers of beta-receptors.”
“Like salbutamol, clenbuterol is a Beta2 adrenergic agonist, which relaxes those smooth muscle groups over which you exercise no direct conscious control.”
“He recently sent an alert to Missouri ERs advising them that local K2 "may be tainted with an unidentified substance that is causing untoward adrenergic-like [i.e., stimulating] effects.”
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