Which medications in the drug class Adrenergic agonist agents are used in the treatment of Heat Stroke?

Updated: Nov 06, 2018
  • Author: Robert S Helman, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Adrenergic agonist agents

Adrenergic agonist agents produce vasodilation and increase the inotropic state.

Dobutamine (Dobutrex)

Dobutamine is a synthetic compound structurally similar to catecholamines. It is the drug of choice for circulatory support in heat stroke.


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